Definition of Expositive

1. Adjective. Serving to expound or set forth. "Clean expository writing"

Exact synonyms: Expository
Similar to: Informative, Instructive
Derivative terms: Expound



Definition of Expositive

1. a. Serving to explain; expository.

Definition of Expositive

1. Adjective. That explains; expository ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expositive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Expositive

exposed pulp
exposedly
exposedness
exposeome
exposer
exposers
exposes
exposing
exposit
exposited
expositing
exposition
expositional
expositionary
expositions
expositive (current term)
expositor
expositorily
expositors
expository
expositour
exposits
expostulate
expostulated
expostulates
expostulating
expostulatingly
expostulation
expostulations
expostulatory

Literary usage of Expositive

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1. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"expositive. ART. 3. Only by their names or more ample descriptions, ... expositive. ART. 7. II. On one class of fictitious entities is by lawyers bestowed ..."

2. Official aptitude maximized; expense minimized: as shewn in the several by Jeremy Bentham (1830)
"expositive. ART. 10. Arbitrarily conferred is the matter of reward, ... expositive. ART. 12. Ordinary and extraordinary: under one or other of these ..."

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