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expound

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexpoundex‧pound /ɪkˈspaʊnd/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 formalEXPLAIN to explain or talk about something in detailexpound on 🔊 She’s always expounding on the latest dogmas of feminism.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
expoundThose who apply the rule to particular cases, must of necessity expound and interpret that rule.Here in re-printed lectures and essays, he expounds his creed.She expounded the Scriptures to her nuns, she will expound them now to her disciples.Generals resumed expounding their views on political and economic affairs.These ideas were expounded to mass audiences.Your doctor today will tell you what Pott's Disease is and will probably delight in expounding upon Pott's Fracture.
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Verb table
expound
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyexpound
he, she, itexpounds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyexpounded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave expounded
he, she, ithas expounded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad expounded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill expound
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have expounded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam expounding
he, she, itis expounding
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you, we, theyare expounding
Past
I, he, she, itwas expounding
you, we, theywere expounding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been expounding
he, she, ithas been expounding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been expounding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be expounding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been expounding
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