dissertate

dissertate

[dis-er-teyt]
verb (used without object), dissertated, dissertating.
to discuss a subject fully and learnedly; discourse.

Origin:
1760–70; probably back formation from dissertation

dissertator, noun
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dissertate (ˈdɪsəˌteɪt)
 
vb
rare (intr) to give or make a dissertation
 
[C18: from Latin dissertāre to debate, from disserere to examine, from dis-1 + serere to arrange]
 
'dissertator
 
n

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