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Meaning of EXEGESIS

Pronunciation:  `eksi'jeesis

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  critical interpretation of a text (especially of the Bible)
  2. [n]  an explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)

EXEGESIS is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 See Also: interpretation, interpretation, reading, version



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ex`e*ge"sis\, n.; pl. {Exegeses}. [NL., fr.Gr. ?,fr. ?
to explain, interpret; ? out + ? to guide, lead, akin, to ?
to lead. See {Agent}.]
1. Exposition; explanation; especially, a critical
   explanation of a text or portion of Scripture.

2. (Math.) The process of finding the roots of an equation.

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