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.
- el reno,
- el salvador,
- el segundo,
- el toro,
- elaborated code,
Origin of elaborate
Examples from the Web for elaborating
Elaborating, he said that in the past his view of capitalism was it would “only take money” and then there was “exploitation.”At American Enterprise Institute, NeoCons Say ‘Hello, Dalai’|Eleanor Clift|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Kari Ann Peniche popped,” Weintraub said, elaborating on his theory.
I think he did the right thing by not elaborating about the future of his marriage.
Lowell added four additional stanzas between the first and the last two, elaborating the description and the underlying idea.Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life|Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
But Lionel did not detain her in conversation; he had no intention of elaborating the affaire of the previous night.The Gay Adventure|Richard Bird
This "business" the director works over at rehearsal, elaborating, amplifying, making clear.The Footlights Fore and Aft|Channing Pollock
Other forms are elaborating in the mysteries of eternal matter.A Night in the Luxembourg|Remy De Gourmont
The only tie between man and the material world is the use he makes of it, elaborating and turning it into something it was not.
Word Origin for elaborate
1590s, "produced by labor," from Latin elaboratus, past participle of elaborare "to exert oneself" (see elaboration). Meaning "very detailed" is from 1620s.
c.1600, "to build up from simple elements," from Latin elaboratus, past participle of elaborare (see elaboration). Meaning "to work out in detail" is attested from 1610s. Related: Elaborated; elaborating.