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elucidate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Elucidate  \E*lu"ci*date\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Elucidated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Elucidating}.]  [LL.  elucidatus  p.  p.  of 
  elucidare;  e  +  lucidus  full  of  light,  clear.  See  {Lucid}.] 
  To  make  clear  or  manifest;  to  render  more  intelligible;  to 
  illustrate;  as  an  example  will  elucidate  the  subject. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  elucidate 
  v  1:  shed  light  on  [syn:  {clarify},  {clear  up}]  [ant:  {obfuscate}] 
  2:  make  free  from  confusion  or  ambiguity;  make  clear:  "Could 
  you  clarify  these  remarks?";  "Clear  up  the  question  of  who 
  is  at  fault"  [syn:  {clarify},  {clear},  {clear  up},  {shed 
  light  on},  {crystallize},  {straighten  out},  {sort  out},  {enlighten}, 
  {illuminate}]  [ant:  {confuse}] 




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