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See definition of elaborate on Dictionary.com
  • adj.intricate; involved
  • verbmake detailed; expand

synonyms for elaborate

  • busy
  • complicated
  • decorated
  • detailed
  • embellished
  • exact
  • fancy
  • imposing
  • labored
  • ornamented
  • overdone
  • overworked
  • perfected
  • refined
  • sophisticated
  • studied
  • careful
  • complex
  • elegant
  • extensive
  • extravagant
  • fussy
  • high tech
  • highly wrought
  • knotty
  • labyrinthine
  • luxurious
  • many-faceted
  • minute
  • ornate
  • ostentatious
  • painstaking
  • plush
  • posh
  • precise
  • prodigious
  • showy
  • skillful
  • thorough
  • with all the extras
  • with all the options
  • with bells and whistles
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antonyms for elaborate

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  • easy
  • facile
  • natural
  • simple
  • uncultured
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
  • general
  • normal
  • plain
  • regular
  • uncomplicated
  • unelaborate
  • uninvolved
  • usual
  • hurt
  • reduce
  • lower
  • diminish
  • confuse
  • stop
  • halt
  • spoil
  • simplify
  • block
  • worsen
  • harm
  • curtail
  • condense
  • abridge
  • lessen
  • decrease
  • compress
  • deface
  • ruin
  • damage
  • dirty
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How to use elaborate in a sentence

Like many recent trends, they found initial popularity among K-pop fans, who created elaborate digital collages of bands.
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There’s paradoxical thinking, or the elaborated social identity model.
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This is exactly our time as advertisers to elaborate on the challenges that our audience can overcome by using the product.
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It is difficult to execute elaborate productions and remain socially distant.
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It might well mean data encryption, but the EDPC didn’t elaborate.
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City spokesman Craig Gustafson would not elaborate on what led to Vacchi’s departure, citing personnel reasons.
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The publisher has planned out three further issues and will monitor how many downloads and reads it drives, Hill said, without elaborating on specific targets.
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In the 1980s, a mathematician named Vladimir Arnold elaborated the mathematical study of symplectic geometry.
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So actually, I was pretty prepared to still check yes, because, he then elaborated that’s also the box that you check “yes” if you really want to help people.
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The exedra was basically a large and often decorated room with elaborate mosaic floors.
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WORDS RELATED TO ELABORATE

  • arduous
  • bold
  • challenging
  • demanding
  • difficult
  • elaborate
  • energetic
  • exacting
  • formidable
  • grandiose
  • hard
  • impressive
  • industrious
  • lofty
  • pretentious
  • severe
  • strenuous
  • visionary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.