dilate on/upon

Definition of dilate on/upon

formal

  1. :  to talk about (a subject) for a long time We spent a long evening listening to him dilate on the need for tax relief.

Word by Word Definitions

dilateplay
  1. :  to describe or set forth at length or in detail

    :  to enlarge or expand in bulk or extent :  distend, widen

    :  to comment at length :  discourse

uponplay
  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon


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