dissertated

v. discourse

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dissertate — dissertator, n. /dis euhr tayt /, v.i., dissertated, dissertating. to discuss a subject fully and learnedly; discourse. [1760 70; prob. back formation from DISSERTATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • dissertate — /ˈdɪsəteɪt/ (say disuhtayt) verb (i) (dissertated, dissertating) to treat of a subject in discourse; make a dissertation. {Latin dissertātus, past participle, discussed} –dissertator, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • dissertate — verb talk at length and formally about a topic The speaker dissertated about the social politics in 18th century England • Syn: ↑hold forth, ↑discourse • Derivationally related forms: ↑dissertation • Hypernyms: ↑talk, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold forth — verb talk at length and formally about a topic The speaker dissertated about the social politics in 18th century England • Syn: ↑discourse, ↑dissertate • Derivationally related forms: ↑dissertation (for: ↑dissertate) …   Useful english dictionary

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