other words for explain
- point out
- spell out
- account for
- break down
- bring out
- clear up
- get across
- go into detail
- make plain
- put across
- put in plain English
- set right
- throw light upon
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
I see I shall have to explain this, although I had hoped to get right along with my story.
In vain my mother took a world of trouble to explain the thing to me.
"I assure you that maman's doing it on purpose," Liza thought necessary to explain to Shatov.
Henry had kept me posted by letter, and it was very hard at times to explain his absence.
The two men conversed together at the gate; then Mr. Thorne returned to explain.
I cannot doubt your sincerity; you have given me too many proofs of it; explain yourself without reserve.
To have to talk, to argue, to explain to the unsympathetic was overmuch.
Eleanor realized her error and had common sense enough not to endeavor to explain it away.
Mr. Aston then suggested Christopher should explain what he meant to do concerning his inheritance.
Contagion is a phenomenon of which it is easy to establish the presence, but that it is not easy to explain.
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