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Meaning of EXEGESIS

Pronunciation:  `eksi'jeesis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
\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.
   [Obs.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: allegorization, annotation, apparatus criticus, clarification, comment, commentary, commentation, construction, cracking, decipherment, decoding, demonstration, demythologization, editing, elucidation, emendation, enlightenment, euhemerism, exemplification, explanation, explication, expose, exposition, expounding, footnote, gloss, illumination, illustration, interpretation, light, notation, note, note of explanation, rationale, reason, scholium, simplification, solution, unlocking, word of explanation
 

 

 

 

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