Wharton's Law Dict. Burrill.
(Ex*pa"ti*ate) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Expatiated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Expariating ] [L. expatiatus,
exspatiatus, p. p. of expatiari, exspatiari, to expatiate; ex out + spatiari to walk about spread out, fr.
spatium space. See Space.]
1. To range at large, or without restraint.
Bids his free soul expatiate in the skies.Pope.
2. To enlarge in discourse or writing; to be copious in argument or discussion; to descant.
He expatiated on the inconveniences of trade.Addison.
(Ex*pa"ti*ate), v. t. To expand; to spread; to extend; to diffuse; to broaden.
Afford art an ample field in which to expatiate itself.Dryden.
(Ex*pa`ti*a"tion) n. Act of expatiating.
(Ex*pa"ti*a*to*ry) a. Expansive; diffusive. [R.]
(Ex*pa"tri*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expatriated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Expatriating ] [LL. expatriatus,
p. p. of expatriare; L. ex out + patria fatherland, native land, fr. pater father. See Patriot.]
1. To banish; to drive or force (a person) from his own country; to make an exile of.
The expatriated landed interest of France.Burke.
2. Reflexively, as To expatriate one's self: To withdraw from one's native country; to renounce the rights
and liabilities of citizenship where one is born, and become a citizen of another country.
(Ex*pa`tri*a"tion) n. [Cf. F. expatriation.] The act of banishing, or the state of banishment; especially,
the forsaking of one's own country with a renunciation of allegiance.
Expatriation was a heavy ransom to pay for the rights of their minds and souls.Palfrey.
(Ex*pect") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expected; p. pr. & vb. n. Expecting.] [L. expectatum, to look
out for, await, expect; ex + out spectare to look at. See Spectacle.]