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explain

synonym (synonym of explain)

  • (verb.communication)
    make plain and comprehensible (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    serve as a reason or cause or justification of (verb.communication)
     

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

  • define (verb.communication)
    express in words (verb.communication)
     
  • make plain and comprehensible (verb.communication)
    impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to (verb.communication)
     
  • serve as a reason or cause or justification of (verb.communication)
    show to be right by providing justification or proof (verb.communication)
     

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

  • make plain and comprehensible (verb.communication)
    give an interpretation or explanation to (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    give reasons for (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    explain with reference to nature (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make clear and (more) comprehensible (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    explain or interpret something (verb.communication)
     
  • serve as a reason or cause or justification of (verb.communication)
    exonerate by means of an alibi (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from explain)

  • define (verb.communication)
    a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc. (noun.communication)
     
  • make plain and comprehensible (verb.communication)
    a detailed explanation of the meaning of something (noun.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    serving or intended to explain or make clear (adj.all)
     
  • serve as a reason or cause or justification of (verb.communication)
    a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc. (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible (noun.communication)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation explicate excuse justify vindicate inform say state tell alibi interpret account for naturalize clarify clear up alibi exculpation explanation explication explanatory account

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