Synonyms for exposition

Synonyms for (noun) exposition

Synonyms: exposition

Definition: (music) the section of a movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes first occur

Similar words: section, subdivision

Definition: a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

Usage: he always turns first to the business section; the history of this work is discussed in the next section


Synonyms: exposition

Definition: an account that sets forth the meaning or intent of a writing or discourse

Usage: we would have understood the play better if there had been some initial exposition of the background

Similar words: explanation, account

Definition: a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.

Usage: the explanation was very simple; I expected a brief account


Synonyms: exposition, expounding

Definition: a systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic

Similar words: interpretation

Definition: an explanation that results from interpreting something

Usage: the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence


Synonyms: exhibition, expo, exposition

Definition: a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display

Similar words: aggregation, accumulation, assemblage, collection

Definition: several things grouped together or considered as a whole