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 which clarifies the causes, context, and consequences of those facts...
- 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...
- "Simple Explanation" is the 20th episode of the fifth season of House. It first aired on April 6, 2009. As Eddie Novack (Meat Loaf) lies on his deathbed...
- is generally understood in the sense that with competing theories or explanations, the simpler one, for example a model with fewer parameters, is to be...
- as inference to the best explanation, although not all usages of the terms abduction and inference to the best explanation are exactly equivalent. In...
- 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...
- "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....
- the shortest path problem by the Reaching method. In fact, Dijkstra's explanation of the logic behind the algorithm, namely Problem 2. Find the path of...
- how the world progresses, so basic a concept that it is more apt as an explanation of other concepts of progression than as something to be explained by...