HyperDic: explicate

English > 2 senses of the word explicate:
VERBcommunicationexplicate, explainmake plain and comprehensible
communicationexplicate, formulate, developelaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
explicate > pronunciation
Soundseh'ksplahkey.t
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English > explicate: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake plain and comprehensible.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelSam and Sue explicate the movie
Synonymexplain
Narroweraccount forGive reasons for
clarify, clear up, elucidatemake clear and (more) comprehensible
commentexplain or interpret something
naturalizeexplain with reference to nature
rede, interpretGive an interpretation or explanation to
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishexplicar
Catalanexplanar, explicar
Nounsexplicationa detailed explanation of the meaning / meaning of something
explicationthe act of making clear or removing obscurity from the meaning / meaning of a word or symbol or expression etc.
English > explicate: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningelaborate, as of theories and hypotheses.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsformulate, develop
NarrowermatureDevelop and work out fully in one's mind
redevelop, reformulateformulate or develop again, of an improved theory or hypothesis
Broaderspeculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, supposeTo believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
Similar todevelop, acquire, evolvegain through experience
developelaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme
Spanishdesarrollar, elaborar, formular
Catalandesenvolupar, elaborar, formular
Nounsexplicationa detailed explanation of the meaning / meaning of something

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