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.
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Pelosi also suggested the House could play a bigger role in the standoff but did not elaborate.Live updates: Georgia secretary of state issues correction, saying certification of its general election results is still under way|John Wagner, Colby Itkowitz, Michelle Lee|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The cases were traced back to three sources, Rooks said, declining to elaborate further.Maryland, with 15 more players and its coach positive for coronavirus, cancels Michigan State game|Emily Giambalvo|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
It was not uncommon for a Virginia ham to be featured alongside elaborate continental meat pastries.George Washington’s 1795 Thanksgiving celebrated liberty. But the chef behind the feast had none.|Ramin Ganeshram|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Some of those deals are focused just on affiliate sales, while others are more elaborate, featuring everything from original content production to augmented reality projects.‘An aggressive strategy’: Verizon Media Group keeps pouring resources into commerce|Max Willens|November 18, 2020|Digiday
Instead of a complete reenactment of the big wedding, we see just enough to understand that what the world saw on live TV was an elaborate mockery of the fairy tale it pretended to be.The Charles and Diana saga weighs heavy on ‘The Crown,’ but Gillian Anderson’s Thatcher is a triumph|Hank Stuever|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
"The support could be military or logistics," he said, without 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
“Oh, but it has worked, it has been very successful,” he replied, without elaborating.I Reenlisted to Return to Afghanistan, Only to Find Myself in Kuwait|Jonathan Raab|April 22, 2012|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.
Mistral spent seven years in elaborating his second epic, as he did in writing his first.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
His impulsiveness keeps him from elaborating his sketches into long novels, such as Spektor and Dienesohn have produced.
For the theologian of this kind, dogma arises from the need which the believer has of elaborating his own religious thought.The War Upon Religion|Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
She has a peculiar genius for organization, not only in elaborating minute detail, but in the grasp of a coherent whole.The Riddle of the Sands|Erskine Childers
These exercises are varied by swelling the high tone, by changing the vowels, and by elaborating the descending scale passages.The Psychology of Singing|David C. Taylor