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Synonyms for shed light on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate(verb)

    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, elucidate, illumine, unsnarl, pull in, wrap up, enlighten, sack, authorize, assoil, irradiate, 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

Wiktionary

  1. shed light on(verb)

    Synonyms:
    elucidate, straighten out, sort out, crystallize, enlighten, clear up, illuminate, clear

  2. shed light on(verb)

    To illuminate; to make clear

    Synonyms:
    enlighten, crystallize, straighten out, elucidate, clear, clear up, sort out, illuminate

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How to use shed light on in a sentence?

  1. Michael Lohan:

    AGAIN, this website is a forum to shed light on things in a positive and truthful way. It is about bringing the world the truth about any situations or stories reported in the media that are worthy of discussing. It is about righting the wrongs and determining facts from fiction."Gawker: Lindsay Lohan's Dad Blogging (December 27, 2008)9

  2. Greg Hood:

    We understand there were several witnesses to the accident, we hope that some of the witness statements will actually be able to shed light on the sequence of events following the dropping of the retardant.

  3. Clifton Nunnally:

    Human impacts on the environment never really go away. Loss of biodiversity can mean one species or thousands of individuals, we can't allow this heavily impacted disaster site to slip from our collective memory and further study is needed to shed light on the long-term impacts that oil spills have on fragile deep-sea ecosystems.

  4. Darrell Issa:

    As one of the architects of ObamaCare, Jonathan Gruber is in a unique position to shed light on the ‘lack of transparency’ surrounding the passage of the President’s health care law, however he has so far been unwilling to fully comply with the Oversight Committee’s repeated requests, this week, Dr. Gruber repeatedly refused to answer several key questions, including the amount of taxpayer funds he received for his work on ObamaCare. The American people deserve not just an apology, but a full accounting, which Dr. Gruber must provide.

  5. President Nicolas Maduro:

    The U.N. Security Council has refused to include this Venezuelan tragedy in its agenda, where it faces basically Russia that sees Venezuela as an important ally in the region, andwould veto its consideration, most probably together with China, we support OHCHR’s efforts to shed light on the abysmal human rights situation in Venezuela.


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