Complete Definition of "explicate"

English

Etymology
L. explicare, "to unfold" or "to explain"

Verb
en-verb|explicat|ing

  1. transitive To explain meticulous|meticulously or in great detail; to elucidate; to analyze.

#:My homework is to explicate a poem.

  1. to develop a principle, theory, etc.

Related terms
explication
explicator

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