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Definitions and Synonyms of elucidate | Another word for elucidate | What is elucidate?

Definition 1: make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear - [verb of cognition]

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

  • Could you clarify these remarks?
  • Clear up the question of who is at fault

Synonyms for elucidate in the sense of this definition

(elucidate is a kind of ...) make clear and (more) comprehensible

"clarify the mystery surrounding her death"

Definition 2: make clear and (more) comprehensible - [verb of communication]

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

  • clarify the mystery surrounding her death

Synonyms for elucidate in the sense of this definition

(elucidate is a kind of ...) make plain and comprehensible

"He explained the laws of physics to his students"

(... is a kind of elucidate ) make less mysterious or remove the mystery from

"let's demystify the event by explaining what it is all about"

(... is a kind of elucidate ) make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear

"Could you clarify these remarks?" "Clear up the question of who is at fault"

(... is a kind of elucidate ) add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

"She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"

(... is a kind of elucidate ) state unambiguously or remove ambiguities from

"Can you disambiguate this statement?"

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