Definition of elucidating

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Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co.

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Both lucid and elucidate are derived from the same Latin word that means "light." Think: when you elucidate, you shine light on something that was previously dark or unclear, so now it is clear and easily understood.

to explain Synonyms: clarify, explain, illuminate, explicate, interpret Antonyms: confuse, obscure Tips: Elucidate is related to the English word lucid or "clear." When you elucidate something, you make it more clear and easy to understand.

Usage Examples: I'm a bit confused, so I am hoping that you can elucidate the meaning of these numbers for me.

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