Epexegesis Ep*ex`e*ge"sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? detailed narrative, fr. ? to recount in detail; 'epi` + ? to lead, point out. See {Exegesis}.] A full or additional explanation; exegesis. [1913 Webster]

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  • epexegesis — words added to convey more clearly the meaning intended, 1620s, from Gk. epexegesis, from epi in addition (see EPI (Cf. epi)) + exegeisthai to explain (see EXEGESIS (Cf. exegesis)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • epexegesis — [ep΄ek΄sə jē′sis] n. [Gr epexēgēsis, detailed account < epexēgeisthai, to recount in detail < epi , on, in + exēgeisthai, to point out: see EXEGESIS] additional explanation; further clarification, as by the addition of a word or words… …   English World dictionary

  • epexegesis — index clarification Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • epexegesis — noun (plural epexegeses) Etymology: Greek epexēgēsis, from epi + exēgēsis exegesis Date: circa 1577 additional explanation or explanatory matter • epexegetical or epexegetic adjective • epexegetically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epexegesis — /ep ek si jee sis/, n., pl. epexegeses / seez/. Rhet. 1. the addition of a word or words to explain a preceding word or sentence. 2. the word or words so added. [1615 25; < Gk epexégesis explanation. See EP , EXEGESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • epexegesis — [ɛˌpɛksɪ dʒi:sɪs] noun (plural epexegeses si:z) the addition of words to clarify meaning. Derivatives epexegetic dʒɛtɪk adjective epexegetical adjective epexegetically adverb Origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • epexegesis — ep•ex•e•ge•sis [[t]ɛpˌɛk sɪˈdʒi sɪs[/t]] n. pl. ses ( sēz). 1) rht the addition of a word or words to explain a preceding word or sentence 2) rht the word or words so added • Etymology: 1615–25; < Gk epexḗgēsis explanation. See ep , exegesis… …   From formal English to slang

  • epexegesis — n. (pl. epexegeses) 1 the addition of words to clarify meaning (e.g. to do in difficult to do). 2 the words added. Derivatives: epexegetic adj. epexegetical adj. epexegetically adv. Etymology: Gk epexegesis (as EPI , EXEGESIS) …   Useful english dictionary

  • epexegesis — См. epesegesi …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • epexegesis — noun /ɛpˌɛksɪˈdʒisɪs/ An additional explanation or explanatory material …   Wiktionary

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