transitive verb Etymology: Latin expositus, past participle of exponere Date: 1882 expound

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • exposit — v. 1. to set forth reasons; to explain or expound. [WordNet 1.5] 2. to make external. Syn: externalize, externalise. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exposit — I verb account for, clarify, clear up, elucidate, enlighten, enucleate, explain, explicate, expound, give a lesson, give reason for, hold forth, illuminate, make clear, make lucid, make plain, make simple, make understandable, present, set forth …   Law dictionary

  • exposit — /ik spoz it/, v.t. to expound, as a theory, cause, or the like. [1880 85; < L expositus, ptp. of exponere; see EXPOSE, EXPOUND] * * * …   Universalium

  • exposit — verb to expound See Also: exposition …   Wiktionary

  • expòsit — ex|pò|sit Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • exposit — ex·pos·it …   English syllables

  • exposit — verb 1. state set forth one s reasons • Syn: ↑set forth, ↑expound • Derivationally related forms: ↑exposition • Hypernyms: ↑elaborate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • exposit on — index comment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • flesh out — verb 1. add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation • Syn: ↑elaborate, ↑lucubrate, ↑expatiate, ↑exposit, ↑enlarge, ↑expand,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • set forth — verb 1. state (Freq. 15) set forth one s reasons • Syn: ↑expound, ↑exposit • Derivationally related forms: ↑exposition (for: ↑exposit) …   Useful english dictionary

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