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  Definition of explain
  1. serve as a reason or cause or justification of; "Your need to sleep late does not excuse your late arrival at work"; "Her recent divorce amy explain her reluctance to date again"
  2. make palin and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of physics to his students"
  3. define; "The committe explained their plan for fund-raising to the Dean"
Similar Words: excuse, explicate

 

Hyponyms: alibi, interpret, account for, naturalize, clarify, clear up, elucidate, comment

 

Derivational Morphology: explanation, excuse, alibi, exculpation, self-justification, explication, account

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: explicar   Chinese: 解釋  
Dutch: uitleggen   Finnish: selittää  
French: expliquer   German: erklären  
Greek: εξηγήσει   Italian: spiegare  
Korean: 설명하다   Kurdish: şirove  
Portuguese: explicar   Romanian: explica  
Russian: объяснить   Slovene: pojasniti  
Spanish: explicar   Swedish: förklara  
Telugu: వివరించు  
 
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