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    explain - Dictionary definition and meaning for word explain

    Definition
    (verb) make plain and comprehensible
    Synonyms : explicate
    Example Sentence
    • He explained the laws of physics to his students
    Definition
    (verb) define
    Example Sentence
    • The committee explained their plan for fund-raising to the Dean
    Definition
    (verb) serve as a reason or cause or justification of
    Synonyms : excuse
    Example Sentence
    • Your need to sleep late does not excuse your late arrival at work
    • Her recent divorce may explain her reluctance to date again
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