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Synonyms for elucidate
ɪˈlu sɪˌdeɪtelu·ci·date

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Wiktionary

  1. elucidateverb

    Synonyms:
    illuminate, explicate

  2. elucidateverb

    To make clear; to clarify; to shed light upon.

    Synonyms:
    explicate, illuminate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. elucidate

    Synonyms:
    explain, clear, illustrate, make plain, expound

    Antonyms:
    mystify, obscure, confuse

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clarify, clear up, elucidateverb

    make clear and (more) comprehensible

    "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"

    Synonyms:
    brighten, get through, enlighten, crystalize, clear up, crystalise, illuminate, crystallize, sort out, polish off, clear, wrap up, mop up, finish up, crystallise, light up, finish off, straighten out, shed light on, clarify

  2. clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidateverb

    make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear

    "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"

    Synonyms:
    discharge, earn, take in, classify, illumine, unsnarl, pull in, wrap up, enlighten, sack, authorize, assoil, irradiate, shed light on, finish up, crystalise, see the light, illuminate, light up, light, crystalize, make, polish off, crystallise, sort, tidy, gain, illume, mop up, clarify, correct, realise, finish off, edify, solve, exculpate, assort, unclutter, class, put right, pass, neaten, square away, effloresce, clean up, discipline, acquit, brighten, reform, authorise, separate, crystallize, clear up, bring in, exonerate, straighten out, sack up, top, clear, sort out, tidy up, realize, iron out, disentangle, get through, straighten, net

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elucidateverb

    Synonyms:
    explain, illustrate, unfold, make clear, make plain, throw light upon

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "elucidate":

    clarify, clarification, elucidation, clarifying

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How to use elucidate in a sentence?

  1. Duncan Lorimer:

    This exciting discovery highlights how little we know about the origin of FRBs, further observations of a larger number of FRBs will be needed in order to obtain a clearer picture about these periodic sources and elucidate their origin.


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