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Related / Similar Words: account

 

Definition:
  • thought that makes something comprehensible;
  • a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.; "the explanation was very simple"; "I expected a brief account";
  • the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible; "I heard his explanation of the accident";

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    Hyponyms: interpretation, interpreting, rendition, rendering, rationale, principle, key, natural history, rationalization, rationalisation, theory, simplification, accounting, reason, justification, exposition, explication, gloss, rubric, deriving, derivation, etymologizing, definition, walk-through, elucidation

     

    Derivational Morphology: report, describe, account, answer for, explain, excuse, explicate

     

    Anagrams: exponential

     

     
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