Antonyms for expositionˌɛk spəˈzɪʃ ən
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term exposition
a systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic
exhibition, exposition, expo(noun)
a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
an account that sets forth the meaning or intent of a writing or discourse
"we would have understood the play better if there had been some initial exposition of the background"
(music) the section of a movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes first occur
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A definition is exact, an explanation general; a definition is formal, a description pictorial. A definition must include all that belongs to the object defined, and exclude all that does not; a description may include only some general features; an explanation may simply throw light upon some point of special difficulty. An exposition undertakes to state more fully what is compactly given or only implied in the text; as, an exposition of Scripture. Interpretation is ordinarily from one language into another, or from the language of one period into that of another; it may also be a statement giving the doubtful or hidden meaning of that which is recondite or perplexing; as, the interpretation of a dream, a riddle, or of some difficult passage. Definition, explanation, exposition, and interpretation are ordinarily blended in a commentary, which may also include description. A comment is upon a single passage; a commentary may be the same, but is usually understood to be a volume of comments.
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