What does expository mean?

Definitions for expositoryɪkˈspɒz ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word expository.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. expository, expositive(adj)

    serving to expound or set forth

    "clean expository writing"


  1. expository(Adjective)

    Serving to explain, explicate, or elucidate; expositive; of or relating to exposition.

    Practicing expository writing will teach you to explain complex concepts clearly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expository(adj)

    pertaining to, or containing, exposition; serving to explain; explanatory; illustrative; exegetical


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of expository in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of expository in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chris Pratt:

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