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expound

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of expound

  1. 1 to make known (as an idea, emotion, or opinion) <a rambling interview in which the celebrated author expounds his views on an array of topics> Synonyms air, express, give, look, raise, sound, state, vent, ventilate, voiceRelated Words advertise, announce, declare, enounce, enunciate, proclaim, say; broadcast, circulate, disseminate, publish; describe, write, write up; sound off, speak out, speak up; chime in; communicate, convey, put across, put over; offer, submitNear Antonyms censor, restrain, restrictAntonyms stifle, suppress

  2. 2 to make plain or understandable <at the start of the trial the judge expounded the legal difference between libel and slander to the jury> Synonyms clarify, clear (up), construe, demonstrate, demystify, elucidate, explicate, explain, get across, illuminate, illustrate, interpret, simplify, spell out, unriddleRelated Words decipher, decode; analyze, break down; disentangle, undo, unravel, unscramble, untangle; resolve, solve; define, specify; annotate, commentate, glossNear Antonyms befog, cloud; confound, confuse, obfuscateAntonyms obscure




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