• (British) IPA: /ˈɛksɪdʒiːt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɛksɪdʒit/

exegete (plural exegetes)

  1. A person skilled in exegesis; an interpreter of texts, signs, the words of an oracle, and similar obscure or esoteric sources.
    • 2009, Karen Armstrong, The Case for God, Vintage 2010, p. 94:
      A text that could not speak to the present was dead, and the exegete had a duty to revive it.
Translations Verb

exegete (exegetes, present participle exegeting; past and past participle exegeted)

  1. (chiefly, religion) To interpret; to perform an exegesis.
  • German: exegesieren (etwas), exegieren (etwas)

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