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Correct spelling:
explain
Definition:
To make plain or clear; expound.

Synonyms:

noun
explain
explicate, excuse.
verb
account
clarify, explicate, account, describe, justify, rationalize.
answer
come back, answer, expound, echo, acknowledge, reply, countercharge, rebut, counter-accuse, counter-state, retort, counterclaim, respond, counter-reply, counter, return.
communication
explicate, explain.
expand
elaborate on or upon.
interpret
condense, annotate, interpret, decipher, decode, render, translate, transcribe, analyze, paraphrase, restate, rephrase, report, elucidate, comment.
make clear; give a reason for
clarify, unravel, account for, diagram, set right, go into detail, solve, get across, break down, justify, describe, throw light upon, put across, paraphrase, annotate, bring out, read, refine, excuse, unfold, resolve, construe, spell out, interpret, put in plain English, explicate, rationalize, reveal, untangle, analyze, clear up, illustrate, disclose, elucidate, translate, define, point out, make plain, expound, tell, manifest, decipher, teach, demonstrate, render.
mean
define, imply, mean, indicate, connote, denote, signify, intend.
respond
defend, object, react, refute, deny.
reveal
unfold.
Examples of usage:
  1. " How can you explain that? – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  2. This, however, I must explain. – The Campaner Thal and Other Writings by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
  3. To explain how it came about, we shall have to go back a little. – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  4. There would yet be much to tell and to explain, but Dick saw now what had happened. – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  5. He will explain them to you. – The Cross-Cut by Courtney Ryley Cooper
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