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1. explicate

verb. ['ˈɛkspləˌkeɪt'] elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses.

Synonyms

  • develop
  • speculate
  • conjecture
  • hypothesize
  • suppose
  • mature
  • formulate
  • hypothesise
  • theorise
  • evolve
  • theorize
  • reformulate
  • hypothecate
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • dedifferentiate
  • stay
  • worsen
  • divest

Etymology

  • explicare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Explicate

  • abdicate
  • adjudicate
  • advocate
  • aguacate
  • allocate
  • aluminosilicate
  • authenticate
  • bifurcate
  • bifurcate
  • cheapskate
  • communicate
  • complicate
  • confiscate
  • dedicate
  • deprecate
  • domesticate
  • duplicate
  • educate
  • educate
  • equivocate

Sentences with explicate


1. Verb, base form
Include background information and explicate the debate.

2. explicate

verb. ['ˈɛkspləˌkeɪt'] make plain and comprehensible.

Synonyms

  • interpret
  • naturalize
  • account for
  • explain
  • rede
  • clear up
  • elucidate
  • clarify
  • inform

Antonyms

  • young
  • immaturity
  • immature
  • green

Etymology

  • explicare (Latin)
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