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Synonyms for elaborate
ɪˈlæb ər ɪt; -əˌreɪtelab·o·rate

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. elaborate

    Synonyms:
    execute, forge, prepare, concoct, mature

    Antonyms:
    misconceive, mismanage, misconstrue, hit, conjecture, guess, extemporize, chance

Princeton's WordNet

  1. elaborate, luxuriantadjective

    marked by complexity and richness of detail

    "an elaborate lace pattern"

    Synonyms:
    elaborated, epicurean, luxurious, detailed, profuse, luxuriant, sybaritic, exuberant, voluptuary, lush, riotous, voluptuous

    Antonyms:
    plain, careless

  2. detailed, elaborate, elaboratedverb

    developed or executed with care and in minute detail

    "a detailed plan"; "the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"- John Buchan; "the carefully elaborated theme"

    Synonyms:
    elaborated, luxuriant, detailed

    Antonyms:
    careless, plain

  3. elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilateverb

    add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

    "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"

    Synonyms:
    work out, refine, fat, expound, fatten, exposit, dilate, fill out, spread out, extend, amplify, blow up, rarify, lucubrate, set forth, fatten up, thrive, magnify, plump, expatiate, inflate, expand, fatten out, flesh out, complicate, plump out, boom, enlarge, flourish, distend, round

    Antonyms:
    careless, plain

  4. elaborateverb

    produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product

    "The bee elaborates honey"

    Synonyms:
    expatiate, dilate, refine, flesh out, expound, expand, lucubrate, work out, enlarge, rarify, complicate, exposit

    Antonyms:
    careless, plain

  5. complicate, refine, rarify, elaborateverb

    make more complex, intricate, or richer

    "refine a design or pattern"

    Synonyms:
    refine, perplex, lucubrate, exposit, polish, down, rarify, fine-tune, work out, rectify, dilate, expatiate, expand, expound, flesh out, complicate, enlarge

    Antonyms:
    plain, careless

  6. elaborate, work outverb

    work out in detail

    "elaborate a plan"

    Synonyms:
    work out, refine, expound, lick, exposit, dilate, work, puzzle out, figure, solve, reckon, rarify, lucubrate, cypher, cipher, expatiate, expand, flesh out, complicate, compute, figure out, calculate, enlarge, work up, exercise

    Antonyms:
    careless, plain

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elaborateverb

    Synonyms:
    bestow labor upon, work out

  2. elaborateverb

    Synonyms:
    improve, refine, mature, ripen, prepare thoroughly

  3. elaborateadjective

    Synonyms:
    labored, studied, high wrought, highly finished, elaborately prepared

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How to use elaborate in a sentence?

  1. Diane Brown:

    It's not elaborate, but it's comfortable and fully staffed.

  2. Dan Pendergast:

    We put six or seven trucks in a row, and we push all the snow simultaneously, from the left to right, and we use our computer systems in the truck which are pretty elaborate. That tells us how much salt we put down.

  3. Jessica Simpson:

    It was the most amazing moment of my life, im so lucky I didnt lose my virginity in the back of a Jeep or something. Instead, I had this amazing, elaborate wedding and I topped it off with that.

  4. David Carrasco:

    These people didn't just kill these things. They didn't just kill people and throw them away, they took elaborate, symbolic care for them because they knew that the presence that they represented, the presence of god, had to be nurtured.

  5. Donald Trump:

    After three years of lies and smears and slander, the Russia hoax is finally dead. The collusion delusion is over, the Russia witch hunt was a plan by those who lost the election to try and illegally regain power by framing innocent Americans – many of them, they suffered – with an elaborate hoax.


Translations for elaborate

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  • توArabic
  • доразвивам, изпипвам, изкусен, подробен, сложенBulgarian
  • propracovaný, rozpracovat, rozvéstCzech
  • uddybe, detaljeretDanish
  • durchdacht, ausführlich, erarbeitenGerman
  • επεξεργάGreek
  • elaborarSpanish
  • välja töötama, üksikasjalik, detailne, rikkalik, viimistlemaEstonian
  • بادقت شرح دادنPersian
  • yksityiskohtainen, kehitellä, perusteellinen, kehittää, täsmentää, [[käsitellä]] [[yksityiskohtaisemmin]], [[selittää]] [[tarkemmin]], huoliteltu, taidokasFinnish
  • élaborerFrench
  • yl-chastManx
  • विस्तृतHindi
  • alaposan kidolgozott, kifejt, bonyolult, mélyrehatóHungarian
  • մանրամասնելArmenian
  • rumitIndonesian
  • ítarlegurIcelandic
  • approfondire, intricato, dettagliare, elaborato, elaborare, dettagliatoItalian
  • לְפַרֵטHebrew
  • 精巧なJapanese
  • 정교한Korean
  • amplificant,Latin
  • gedetailleerd, diepgaand, uitwerken, intrigerendDutch
  • utdypeNorwegian
  • rozwinąć, opracować, drobiazgowyPolish
  • argumentar, elaborarPortuguese
  • elaboratRomanian
  • конкретизировать, [[вдаваться]] [[в]] [[подробность, разрабатывать, подробный, [[тщательно]] [[сделанный]], доскональный, развивать, уточнять, искусный, замысловатый, скрупулёзный, продуманныйRussian
  • utveckla, elaborera, detaljeradSwedish
  • விரிவாகTamil
  • విTelugu
  • ทำอย่างละเอียดThai
  • ayrıntılı, detaylı, tafsilatlı, mufassal, teferruatlıTurkish
  • وسیعUrdu
  • kỹ lưỡngVietnamese
  • פּראָטיםYiddish
  • 阐述Chinese

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