expand on/upon

Definition of expand on/upon

  1. :  to speak or write about (something) in a more complete or detailed way :  elaborate on She declined to expand on her earlier statement. Please expand on that idea. Researchers will expand upon their data in a new study.

Word by Word Definitions

expandplay
  1. :  to open up :  unfold

    :  to increase the extent, number, volume, or scope of :  enlarge

    :  to express at length or in greater detail

uponplay
  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon


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