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Related / Similar Words: excuse, explicate

 

Definition:
  • serve as a reason or cause or justification of; "Your need to sleep late does not excuse your late arrival at work"; "Her recent divorce amy explain her reluctance to date again";
  • make palin and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of physics to his students";
  • define; "The committe explained their plan for fund-raising to the Dean";

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    Hyponyms: alibi, interpret, account for, naturalize, clarify, clear up, elucidate, comment

     

    Derivational Morphology: explanation, excuse, alibi, exculpation, self-justification, explication, account

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: explicar   Chinese: 解釋  
    Dutch: uitleggen   Finnish: selittää  
    French: expliquer   German: erklären  
    Greek: εξηγήσει   Italian: spiegare  
    Korean: 설명하다   Kurdish: şirove  
    Portuguese: explicar   Romanian: explica  
    Russian: объяснить   Slovene: pojasniti  
    Spanish: explicar   Swedish: förklara  
    Telugu: వివరించు  
     
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