- to make lucid or clear; throw light upon; explain: an explanation that elucidated his recent strange behavior.
- to provide clarification; explain.
Origin of elucidate
Related Words for elucidatingexemplify, expound, illuminate, decode, explicate, enlighten, prove, clear, gloss, annotate, clarify, unfold, demonstrate, interpret, illustrate
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Contemporary Examples of elucidating
“She was elucidating concerns that we all had but she gave them words,” writer/director Robert Benton later recalled.Co-Stars Who Hated Each Other: Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams in 'The Notebook' and More
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Historical Examples of elucidating
Instead of elucidating the mystery, this knowledge only rendered it more inexplicable.The Ocean Waifs
Bacteriologist, perform your share in elucidating this difficulty.The Corner of Harley Street
"The Niqoyastcdje—'Place-where-they-came-up,'" said Brouillard, elucidating for her.The City of Numbered Days
Is the preacher emphasizing and elucidating the five points?From the Easy Chair, series 3
George William Curtis
So elucidating was the moon's light that it left no room for confusion or doubt.The Lee Shore
- to make clear (something obscure or difficult); clarify