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explicate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexplicateex‧pli‧cate /ˈeksplɪkeɪt/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 formalEXPLAIN to explain an idea in detail 🔊 It is essentially a simple notion, but explicating it is difficult.explication /ˌeksplɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
explicateI showed him line by line how the poem should be explicated.explicating a poemIt may be that these ways of speaking can be explicated at bottom only by way or the idea of necessitation.But it is debatable whether this could be explicated in any meaningful way.He does not try to explicate knowledge in terms of an object in isolation from the knowing subject.The tensions and ambiguities of the dualities that Emerson tried to hold together could not be explicated logically or reconciled philosophically.There are several complications that l have not even tried to explicate or to explore.The primitive church employed mythology to augment and explicate the great truths of the gospel.In explicating this model, managers tend to emphasise the goodness of relationships such as one would find in a happy family.
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Verb table
explicate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyexplicate
he, she, itexplicates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyexplicated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave explicated
he, she, ithas explicated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad explicated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill explicate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have explicated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam explicating
he, she, itis explicating
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you, we, theyare explicating
Past
I, he, she, itwas explicating
you, we, theywere explicating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been explicating
he, she, ithas been explicating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been explicating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be explicating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been explicating
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