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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -expatiate-, *expatiate*
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
expatiate[VT] ขยายความโดยการพูดหรือเขียน, Syn. dilate, enlarge

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
expatiate(เอคซฺเพ'ชิเอท) vt. ขยายความ,สาธก,ถก, ท่องเที่ยว,เดินเตร่. -expatiation n., Syn. expand

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
expatiate(vi) พูดยืดยาว,สาธก,พูดขยายความ

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
expatiate    (v) (i1 k s p ei1 sh i ei t)
expatiated    (v) (i1 k s p ei1 sh i ei t i d)
expatiates    (v) (i1 k s p ei1 sh i ei t s)

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (3 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Expatiate \Ex*pa"ti*ate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Expatiated}; p.
     pr. & vb. n. {Expariating}.] [L. expatiatus, exspatiatus, p.
     p. of expatiari, exspatiari, to expatiate; ex out + spatiari
     to walk about spread out, fr. spatium space. See {Space}.]
     1. To range at large, or without restraint.
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              Bids his free soul expatiate in the skies. --Pope.
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     2. To enlarge in discourse or writing; to be copious in
        argument or discussion; to descant.
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              He expatiated on the inconveniences of trade.
                                                    --Addison.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Expatiate \Ex*pa"ti*ate\, v. t.
     To expand; to spread; to extend; to diffuse; to broaden.
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           Afford art an ample field in which to expatiate itself.
                                                    --Dryden.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  expatiate
      v 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}, {flesh out}, {expand}, {expound}, {dilate}]
           [ant: {abbreviate}, {abridge}, {contract}, {cut},
           {foreshorten}, {reduce}, {shorten}]

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