Definitions for: Elucidate

[v] make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
[v] make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"

Webster (1913) Definition: E*lu"ci*date, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elucidated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Elucidating.] [LL. elucidatus, p. p. of
elucidare; e + lucidus full of light, clear. See Lucid.]
To make clear or manifest; to render more intelligible; to
illustrate; as, an example will elucidate the subject.

Synonyms: clarify, clear, clear up, clear up, crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, enlighten, illuminate, shed light on, sort out, straighten out

Antonyms: obfuscate

See Also: clarify, clear, crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, demystify, dilate, disambiguate, elaborate, elucidate, elucidate, enlarge, enlighten, expand, expatiate, explain, explicate, exposit, expound, flesh out, illuminate, lucubrate, shed light on, sort out, straighten out

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