Examples of expound in a Sentence
The article expounds the virtues of a healthy diet.
When asked to expound, he had no comment.
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The great conservative English thinker Michael Oakeshott (1901-1990) expounded on the dangers of thinking of political activity as analogous to military life.
Many US officials have expounded on this theme in the past, but until now, no American president had so bluntly made this point directly to the entire alliance.
So when moderator Rafe Needleman gave Lookery’s VP, Todd Sawicki, the opportunity to expound on how developers can draw in big brands at today’s SNAP Summit, the room was all ears.
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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
EXPOUND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of expound for English Language Learners
: to explain or state (something) : to give details about (something)
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