explanation

Best matches, sorted by the Matches.

1-20 of 20 possibilities

Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
explanation of events account
convincing explanation that reveals basic causes accounting
excuse or explanation to avoid blame alibi
text, critical analysis or explanation of apparatus criticus , exegesis , variorum
juxtaposition of words for explanation apposition
proceeding brought to obtain an explanation or an alteration or a reversal of a decree by the court that rendered it bill of review
picture, written explanation of caption
questioning a statement and demanding an explanation challenge
punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter) colon
written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material comment , commentary
inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally conceptualisation , conceptualization , formulation
explanation of a statement construction
definition in which the term is used by embedding it in a larger expression containing its explanation contextual definition
concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol definition
(historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase derivation , deriving , etymologizing
act of leaving secretly or without explanation disappearance , disappearing
energy and force as explanation for universe dynamism
ending section of book with explanation epilogue
play, section end with explanation epilogue
explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible) exegesis
Search another word or see explanation on Thesaurus | Reference
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature