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Definition 1: developing in intricate and painstaking detail - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for elaboration in the sense of this definition

(elaboration is a kind of ...) act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining

"he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency" "they funded research and development"

Definition 2: addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail - [noun denoting act]

Samples where elaboration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a few remarks added in amplification and defense
  • an elaboration of the sketch followed

Synonyms for elaboration in the sense of this definition

(elaboration is a kind of ...) adding information or detail

Definition 3: marked by elaborately complex detail - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for elaboration in the sense of this definition

(elaboration is a kind of ...) the quality of being intricate and compounded

"he enjoyed the complexity of modern computers"

Definition 4: a discussion that provides additional information - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for elaboration in the sense of this definition

(elaboration is a kind of ...) an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic

"the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic" "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"

(... is a kind of elaboration ) a discussion (spoken or written) that enlarges on a topic or theme at length or in detail

(... is a kind of elaboration ) elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail

"the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings"

Definition 5: the result of improving something - [noun denoting event]

Samples where elaboration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he described a refinement of this technique

Synonyms for elaboration in the sense of this definition

(elaboration is a kind of ...) a change for the better; progress in development

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