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Noun: expounding  ik'spawn-ding or ek'spawn-ding
  1. A systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic
    - exposition
Verb: expound  ik'spawnd or ek'spawnd
  1. Add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    - elaborate, lucubrate [archaic], expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, dilate
     
  2. State
    "expound one's reasons";
    - set forth, exposit

Derived forms: expoundings

Type of: clarify, clear up, elucidate, interpretation