verb (used with object), e·lab·o·rat·ed, e·lab·o·rat·ing.
verb (used without object), e·lab·o·rat·ed, e·lab·o·rat·ing.
Origin of elaborate
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One of the study's authors, Guohua Li, elaborated on the point in a February story in the Denver Post.
He elaborated on the wellsprings of the tradition in an interview with me in 1989 for a Times-Picayune article.Mardi Gras Indian Chief Larry Bannock’s Final Ride|Jason Berry|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He elaborated on of the alternative plotlines that he and his team considered—and explained why they would never have worked.‘Homeland’ Creator: Why Brody Had to Die for the Show to Live, and What’s Next in Season 4|Andrew Romano|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Later, in the question and answer session with reporters, he elaborated on the failures of the federal exchanges.
“In the place of guns and masks, this cybercrime organization used laptops and the Internet,” Lynch elaborated.
Again, "Disturbing the Congregation" is an etching subject, elaborated.The Life Of George Cruikshank, Vol. II. (of II)|Blanchard Jerrold
In these two volumes this natural basis is set forth, and its corollaries are elaborated.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV|John Lord
Methods of preparing food had already been elaborated, and the art of brewing sak was known.Japan|Various
That is why ideas which have been elaborated on the model of social things can aid us in thinking of another department of nature.The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life|Emile Durkheim
There are a few which he elaborated with care, but they are the exceptions, and emphasize the general spontaneity of his work.Memories of a Musical Life|William Mason