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exegesis


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exegesis  \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.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exegesis 
  n  1:  an  explanation  or  critical  interpretation  (especially  of  the 
  Bible) 
  2:  critical  interpretation  of  a  text  (especially  of  the  Bible) 




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