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Definition of Explain

Explain
Explain Ex*plain", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Explained; p. pr. & vb. n. Explaining.] [L. explandare to flatten, spread out, explain; ex out+plandare to make level or plain, planus plain: cf. OF. esplaner, explaner. See Plain,a., and cf. Esplanade.] 1. To flatten; to spread out; to unfold; to expand. [Obs.] The horse-chestnut is . . . ready to explain its leaf. --Evelyn. 2. To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to expound; to unfold and illustrate the meaning of; as, to explain a chapter of the Bible. Commentators to explain the difficult passages to you. --Gay. To explain away, to get rid of by explanation. ``Those explain the meaning quite away.' --Pope. Syn: To expound; interpret; elucidate; clear up.
Explain
Explain Ex*plain", v. i. To give an explanation.

Meaning of Explain from wikipedia

- arguing for or explaining something. The same types of words and phrases are used in presenting explanations and arguments. The terms 'explain' or 'explanation...
- In statistics, explained variation measures the proportion to which a mathematical model accounts for the variation (dispersion) of a given data set....
- Comply or explain is a regulatory approach used in the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and other countries in the field of corporate governance...
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- to be examined. In Oracle, for instance, this can be achieved using the EXPLAIN PLAN statement. The textual plan given for the same query in the screenshot...
- her on 60 Minutes whether she was xenophobic. Hanson replied, "Please explain?" This response became a much-parodied catchphrase within Australian culture...
- Men Explain Things to Me is a 2014 book by Rebecca Solnit, published by Haymarket Books. The book is a collection of seven essays and, according to its...
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- Consciousness Explained is a 1991 book by the American philosopher Daniel Dennett, in which the author offers an account of how consciousness arises from...
- "Hard to Explain" is the first single from New York garage rock band The Strokes (their only previously released material was The Modern Age EP). It was...
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