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explaining

see definition of explaining
  • verbmake clear; give a reason for
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Synonyms for explaining

verb make clear; give a reason for
  • analyze
  • clarify
  • define
  • demonstrate
  • describe
  • disclose
  • expound
  • illustrate
  • interpret
  • justify
  • point out
  • read
  • resolve
  • reveal
  • solve
  • spell out
  • tell
  • annotate
  • construe
  • decipher
  • diagram
  • elucidate
  • excuse
  • explicate
  • manifest
  • paraphrase
  • rationalize
  • refine
  • render
  • teach
  • translate
  • unfold
  • unravel
  • untangle
  • 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

Antonyms for explaining

  • conceal
  • confuse
  • distort
  • hide
  • misrepresent
  • misunderstand
  • question
  • wonder
  • cloud
  • mystify
  • obscure
  • stagnate
  • tangle
  • withhold
  • be vague
  • complicate
  • perplex
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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noun. explanation, justification
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.