dissert

verb
dis·​sert | \ di-ˈsərt How to pronounce dissert (audio) \
disserted; disserting; disserts

Definition of dissert

intransitive verb

: to speak or write at length

First Known Use of dissert

1657, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dissert

Latin dissertus, past participle of disserere, from dis- + serere to join, arrange — more at series

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“Dissert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dissert. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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