Definition of Explanation. Meaning of Explanation. Synonyms of Explanation

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Definition of Explanation

Explanation
Explanation Ex`pla*na"tion, n. [L. explanatio: cf. OF. esplanation.] 1. The act of explaining, expounding, or interpreting; the act of clearing from obscurity and making intelligible; as, the explanation of a passage in Scripture, or of a contract or treaty. 2. That which explains or makes clear; as, a satisfactory explanation. 3. The meaning attributed to anything by one who explains it; definition; interpretation; sense. Different explanations [of the Trinity]. --Bp. Burnet. 4. A mutual exposition of terms, meaning, or motives, with a view to adjust a misunderstanding, and reconcile differences; reconciliation; agreement; as, to come to an explanation. Syn: Definition; description; explication; exposition; interpretation; detail. See Definition.

Meaning of Explanation from wikipedia

- An explanation is a set of statements usually constructed to describe a set of facts that clarifies the causes, context, and consequences of those facts...
- "Simple Explanation" is the 20th episode of the fifth season of House. It first aired on Fox on April 6, 2009. As Eddie Novack (Meat Loaf) lies on his...
- An explanation of benefits (commonly referred to as an EOB form) is a statement sent by a health insurance company to covered individuals explaining what...
- "Explanation" is a poem from Wallace Stevens's first book of poetry, Harmonium (1923). It was first published in 1917, so it is in the public domain....
- Explanation for Everything (Hungarian: Magyarázat mindenre) is a 2023 Hungarian-Slovak drama film directed by Gábor Reisz, who co-wrote the screenplay...
- subfield of machine learning, a right to explanation (or right to an explanation) is a right to be given an explanation for an output of the algorithm. Such...
- An explorable explanation (often shortened to explorable) is a form of informative media where an interactive computer simulation of a given concept is...
- Aspects of Scientific Explanation and other Essays in the Philosophy of Science is a 1965 book by the philosopher Carl Gustav Hempel. It is regarded as...
- Occami) is the problem-solving principle that recommends searching for explanations constructed with the smallest possible set of elements. It is also known...
- Despite many possible explanations for any physical process that we observe, we tend to abduce a single explanation (or a few explanations) for this process...