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explicate


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Explicate  \Ex"pli*cate\,  a.  [L.  explicatus  p.  p.  of  explicare.] 
  Evolved;  unfolded.  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Explicate  \Ex"pli*cate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Explicated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Explicating}.] 
  1.  To  unfold;  to  expand;  to  lay  open  [Obs.]  ``They  explicate 
  the  leaves.''  --Blackmore. 
 
  2.  To  unfold  the  meaning  or  sense  of  to  explain;  to  clear  of 
  difficulties  or  obscurity;  to  interpret. 
 
  The  last  verse  of  his  last  satire  is  not  yet 
  sufficiently  explicated.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  explicate 
  v  1:  give  an  explanation  for  [syn:  {explain}] 
  2:  elaborate,  as  of  theories  and  hypotheses;  "Could  you  develop 
  the  ideas  in  your  thesis"  [syn:  {formulate},  {develop}] 




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