HyperDic: elucidate

English > 2 senses of the word elucidate:
VERBcommunicationelucidate, clarify, clear upmake clear and (more) comprehensible
cognitionelucidate, clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminatemake free from confusion / confusion or ambiguity
elucidate > pronunciation
Soundsihluw'sahdey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > elucidate: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake clear and (more) comprehensible.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsclarify, clear up
Narrowerclear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidatemake free from confusion / confusion or ambiguity
demystifymake less mysterious or remove the mystery from
disambiguatestate unambiguously or remove ambiguities from
elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilateadd details, as to an account or idea
Broaderexplain, explicatemake plain and comprehensible
Oppositeobfuscatemake obscure or unclear
Spanishaclarar, clarificar, dilucidar, elucidar, esclarecer, explicar
Catalanaclarir, clarificar, dilucidar, elucidar, esclarir
Adjectiveselucidativethat makes clear
Nounselucidationan interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding
elucidationan act of explaining that serves to clear up and cast light on
lucidityfree from obscurity and easy to understand
English > elucidate: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningmake free from confusion / confusion or ambiguity; make clear.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsclear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate
Broaderclarify, clear up, elucidatemake clear and (more) comprehensible
Spanishaclarar, clarificar, cristalizar, dilucidar, esclarecer, explicar
Catalandilucidar, esclarir
Adjectiveselucidativethat makes clear
Nounselucidationan interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding
elucidationan act of explaining that serves to clear up and cast light on
lucidityfree from obscurity and easy to understand
luciditya lucid state of mind

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