elucidating








verb (used with object), e·lu·ci·dat·ed, e·lu·ci·dat·ing.

  1. to make lucid or clear; throw light upon; explain: an explanation that elucidated his recent strange behavior.

verb (used without object), e·lu·ci·dat·ed, e·lu·ci·dat·ing.

  1. to provide clarification; explain.

verb

  1. to make clear (something obscure or difficult); clarify
v.

1560s, perhaps via Middle French élucider (15c.) or directly from Late Latin elucidatus, past participle of elucidare “make clear,” from ex- “out, away” (see ex-) + lucidus “clear” (see lucid). Related: Elucidated; elucidates; elucidating.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

48 queries 1.194