[ adjective ih-lab-er-it; verb ih-lab-uh-reyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF elaborates
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The behaviour in hot water confirms and elaborates the classification.

He elaborates it delightfully, so that people may forget he has spoken the truth.

James elaborates this thesis with his usual resourcefulness and skill.

He bases his rules upon those of Professor Bain, elaborates these, and adds some equally good ones.

With an ironical pretence of rendering deserved homage to poverty, he elaborates the important part it plays in the social scheme.

Elaborates the library's three gifts to the nation—“knowledge, perspective and ideals.”

It elaborates upon the application of various forms of bandages and plasters in a variety of operations.

In the first section (56 chapters)14 he elaborates upon the uses and disadvantages of cautery in general.

In the third Scholion he elaborates this thought and shows that differentiation takes place in triple wise.

Ewald elaborates out of his own consciousness an extraordinary romance about Zimri and the queen-mother.