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explanation

synonym (synonym of explanation)

  • (noun.communication)
    a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc. (noun.communication)
     

hypernym (explanation IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc. (noun.communication)
    a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc (noun.communication)
     
  • the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible (noun.communication)
    the use of language to perform some act (noun.communication)
     
  • thought that makes something comprehensible (noun.cognition)
    the process of using your mind to consider something carefully (noun.cognition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF explanation relation)

  • a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc. (noun.communication)
    an explanation that omits superfluous details and reduces complexity (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a statement in explanation of some action or belief (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an account that sets forth the meaning or intent of a writing or discourse (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a detailed explanation of the meaning of something (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an explanation that results from interpreting something (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a thorough explanation (usually accompanied by a demonstration) of each step in a procedure or process (noun.communication)
     
  • the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible (noun.communication)
    an act of explaining that serves to clear up and cast light on (noun.communication)
     
  • thought that makes something comprehensible (noun.cognition)
    an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature) (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    something crucial for explaining (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumsta more.. (noun.cognition)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc. (noun.communication)
    (logic) a statement of something (a fact or thing or expression) to be explained (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (logic) statements that explain the explicandum; the explanatory premises (noun.communication)
     
  • thought that makes something comprehensible (noun.cognition)
    the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained (noun.cognition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from explanation)

  • a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc. (noun.communication)
    furnish a justifying analysis or explanation (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    to give an account or representation of in words (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    define (verb.communication)
     
  • the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible (noun.communication)
    serve as a reason or cause or justification of (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make plain and comprehensible (verb.communication)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part holonym derivation account cerebration intellection mentation statement speech act interpretation interpreting principle rationale key rationalisation base basis cornerstone explanandum explicandum explanans account answer for describe report explain excuse

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