Simple Definition of expound
: to explain or state (something) : to give details about (something)
Examples of expound in a sentence
The article expounds the virtues of a healthy diet.
When asked to expound, he had no comment.
Origin and Etymology of expound
Middle English, from Anglo-French espundre, expondre, from Latin exponere to explain — more at expose
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of expound
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