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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. Scientologist John Travolta:

    I've been so happy with my (Scientology) experience in the last 40 years that I really don't have anything to say that would shed light on (a documentary) so decidedly negative.

  2. Michael Bennet:

    I'm not here today to take a position or persuade any of our colleagues how to vote. I am keeping an open mind about this nomination and expect this week's hearing will shed light on Judge Gorsuch's judicial approach and views of the law.

  3. Karen Kaiser:

    After careful deliberation and exhausting our other options, The Associated Press is taking the necessary legal steps to gain access to these important documents, which will shed light on actions by the State Department and former Secretary Clinton, a presumptive 2016 presidential candidate, during some of the most significant issues of our time, the press is a proxy for the people, and AP will continue its pursuit of vital information that's in the public interest through this action and future open records requests.

  4. 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.

  5. Carl Denaro today .:

    From 1993 on, I’ve been investigating and talking to law enforcement, anyone I could really to help me shed light on what happened, i was 100 percent, as I still am to this day, 100 percent sure other people were involved and David Berkowitz did n’t shoot me. David Berkowitz's apartment. ( Courtesy of NYPD) I don’t think a week goes by where I don’t get another piece of information that connects all the dots there that I already have. My hope, and even though it’s far-fetched, I hope someday to bring to justice the other people that were involved. I don’t know if it’s going to happen, but until the day I die, I ’m going to keep trying.


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