expound expound  /ɪk ˈspaʊnd/


  1. (v) add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
  2. (v) state

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  1. When I asked him to expound on this fun idea, Frank said lots of people use the time to exercise or read.
  2. She doesn't expound on her husband's five-point plans; she just tells her story, whose bass notes are the deep hum of family, work, sacrifice, aspiration.
  3. The show offers a refreshing counterpoint to the steady stream of foreign experts who expound on television about Africa's problems.


  • Dead Sea Scrolls discussion

    Speaker Zoltan Toman, a member of the Men’s Club, will expound on the Dead Sea Scrolls during the next Men’s Club meeting Friday, June 21, 9 a.m. Information: Peter Jastermsky, 203-378-5959.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Stratford Star


  1. "I think it was an intentional hit and there is no doubt in my mind it came from the bench, and I really believe it didn't come from the manager," La Russa said. "Don't ask me to expound on that."
    on Aug 10, 2009 By: Tony La Russa Source: Yahoo! Sports

  2. "Bill loved it where he would go up to the blackboard and expound," Levy said. "And once in a while, I'd have to say, Hey, Bill, we've got to get out to practice."
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: Marv Levy Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "We are intensively formulating the correct way to promote the Shalit topic," said Barak in a speech to high-school students in the city of Rishon LeZion. "This is a sensitive time and it would be wrong to expound upon the topic, but we, as...
    on Dec 22, 2009 By: Ehud Barak Source: guardian.co.uk

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