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elucidate

[ih-loo-si-deyt]
verb (used with object), elucidated, elucidating.
1.
to make lucid or clear; throw light upon; explain: an explanation that elucidated his recent strange behavior. clarify, illuminate.
verb (used without object), elucidated, elucidating.
2.
to provide clarification; explain. clarify, clear up, illustrate.

Origin:
1560–70; < Late Latin ēlūcidātus (past participle of ēlūcidāre) enlightened, equivalent to ē- e-1 + lūcid(us) lucid + -ātus -ate1

elucidation, noun
elucidative, adjective
elucidator, noun
nonelucidating, adjective
nonelucidation, noun
nonelucidative, adjective
unelucidated, adjective
unelucidating, adjective
unelucidative, adjective


See explain.
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elucidate (ɪˈluːsɪˌdeɪt)
 
vb
to make clear (something obscure or difficult); clarify
 
[C16: from Late Latin ēlūcidāre to enlighten; see lucid]
 
eluci'dation
 
n
 
e'lucidative
 
adj
 
e'lucidatory
 
adj
 
e'lucidator
 
n

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elucidate
1560s, from L.L. elucidatus, pp. of elucidare "make clear," from ex- "out, away" + lucidus "clear" (see lucid). Related: Elucidated; elucidates; elucidating.
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