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〔 Ikˋsplen 〕


〔 ikˊsplein,ek- 〕

Overview of verb explain

The verb explain has 3 senses

  • explain, explicate -- (make plain and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of physics to his students")

  • explain -- (define; "The committee explained their plan for fund-raising to the Dean")

  • excuse, explain -- (serve as a reason or cause or justification of; "Your need to sleep late does not excuse your late arrival at work"; "Her recent divorce may explain her reluctance to date again")