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Synonyms for explanatory
ɪkˈsplæn əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr iex·plana·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. explanatoryadjective

    serving or intended to explain or make clear

    "explanatory notes"; "an explanatory paragraph"


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  1. explanatoryadjective

    illustrative, elucidative, expository, serving to explain

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  1. explanatoryadjective

    expository, elucidative, interpretative, exegetical

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  1. John Hayes:

    Our message is,' If you have sudden-onset smell loss, in the absence of other explanatory history like a head injury, the chance of you being infected is high,' this is about raising awareness that smell loss is an early symptom of Covid-19.

  2. Jarran Reed:

    Chris is a great guy. You can tell this is his team and we're following suit, he's a great player, real funny. A real cool dude. It's self-explanatory how he plays. One of the best in the league.

  3. Günter Bechly:

    If a theory and its proponents stubbornly refuse falsification by an ever increasing body of substantial conflicting evidence, the theory degenerates into a textbook example of dogmatic pseudo-science. The neo-Darwinian theory of macroevolution has failed on all fronts, from mathematical feasibility, to theoretical plausibility and explanatory power, to empirical support.

  4. Brandon Williams:

    If you saw that video, it's self explanatory. We all know that it was a murder and a torture in broad daylight, we all know that his civil rights were violated.

  5. Stephen Miller:

    I think Breitbart News( should be the byline,) then it can be introduced as something shared exclusively with Breitbart by the Senate's Subcomittee( sic) on Immigration and the National Interest, with the graphic and explanatory text underneath.

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