Definition of explain:

part of speech: verb

To make plain or intelligible: to unfold and illustrate the meaning of: to expound.

part of speech: verb

To make intelligible or clear; to illustrate.

Usage examples for explain:

  • There was no need for Eglington to explain who he was. "The Weavers, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009.
  • He would explain upon his return. "Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930", Various.
  • It is very hard to explain "The Duke's Children", Anthony Trollope.
  • How else can you explain it? "H. R.", Edwin Lefevre.

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