Verb(1) add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing(2) produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product(3) make more complex, intricate, or richer(4) work out in detail
Adjective(1) marked by complexity and richness of detail(2) developed or executed with care and in minute detail
(1) A spokeswoman for the inquiry refused to elaborate on the concerns but said they would eventually be made public in a witness statement.(2) The buildings were all made of white stone, built carefully with elaborate details, as if every family lived in a miniature castle.(3) Well, we really can't elaborate on the specific details.(4) Death is one of the most important events in society and is marked by most ethnic groups and religions by elaborate and lengthy funeral observances that involve the whole community.(5) Security precautions were elaborate in the extreme.(6) ├ö├ç├┐That sounds good,├ö├ç├û Cici said with an elaborate yawn, and laid her head on the side of the car.(7) After having done a series of simple, effective bookjackets for the bestselling crime writer, Chris was suddenly asked for an altogether more elaborate design.(8) Against lesser quarterbacks, expect more gap-shooting and elaborate designs involving the back seven.(9) She looked as imperious and haughty as ever; her graying blue-silver hair swept up into an intricate coif, the elaborate detail of its design matching even her extravagant evening gown.(10) A secondary theme of the book is to identify and elaborate on the issues and beliefs that concerned Tagore all his life as a poet and a writer.(11) This part ├ö├ç├┐represents one of the few attempts, ancient or modern, to elaborate a theory of pragmatics and discourse grammar.├ö├ç├û(12) Rather than bore you with elaborate detail, I will simply sketch out in brief outline how the system would work.(13) As a ratepayer I am most concerned by this statement and would ask Mr Bloxham to elaborate on what he means by ├ö├ç├┐support├ö├ç├û and what extent of support is required.(14) Police say the device would not have exploded as there was no detonator attached and are describing the incident as an elaborate hoax designed to cause fear.(15) There were some matters the tribunal did not refer to although they could have, and some minor errors in relation to the details of this elaborate and complicated scheme.(16) In the case of this project, some of the students had made elaborate drawings with intricate details.
(1) elaborate on :: ukucacisa
1. complicated ::
2. ornate ::
3. luxuriant ::
4. detailed ::
5. expand on ::
6. work out ::
8. enlarge ::
1. simple ::
2. unsophisticated ::
elaborate, elaborated, elaborately, elaborateness, elaborates, elaborating
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...but to ELABORATE,
I am going to the Arctic Circle...
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 23
Could you ELABORATE?
Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 8
We have to write
an ELABORATE program
The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 9
Westworld Season 2, Episode 8
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