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1. elucidate

verb. ['ɪˈluːsəˌdeɪt'] make clear and (more) comprehensible.

Synonyms

  • crystallize
  • straighten out
  • illuminate
  • explicate
  • clarify
  • crystalize
  • sort out
  • demystify
  • lucubrate
  • expand
  • expatiate
  • flesh out
  • exposit
  • crystalise
  • disambiguate
  • shed light on
  • crystallise
  • enlarge
  • enlighten
  • elaborate
  • dilate
  • explain
  • clear up
  • expound

Antonyms

  • mystify
  • obfuscate
  • unclear
  • ambiguous

Etymology

  • elucidatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Elucidate

  • accommodate
  • backdate
  • consolidate
  • dilapidate
  • intimidate
  • inundate
  • invalidate
  • liquidate
  • mandate
  • mithridate
  • multicandidate
  • outdate
  • update

How do you pronounce elucidate?

Pronounce elucidate as ɪˈlusəˌdeɪt.

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Sentences with elucidate


1. Verb, base form
Look online and at the library for unbiased sources that help elucidate the subject.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
and the Rolling Ball Playground, which elucidate the scientific principles behind their topics.

2. elucidate

verb. ['ɪˈluːsəˌdeɪt'] make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear.

Synonyms

  • crystalize
  • sort out
  • clear
  • crystallise
  • shed light on
  • crystallize
  • straighten out
  • illuminate
  • enlighten
  • clear up
  • clarify

Antonyms

  • break even
  • lose
  • indistinct
  • unclearness

Etymology

  • elucidatus (Latin)
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