What is another word for explain?

498 synonyms found


[ ɛksplˈe͡ɪn], [ ɛksplˈe‍ɪn], [ ɛ_k_s_p_l_ˈeɪ_n]

Synonyms for Explain:

account (verb) answer (verb) interpret (verb) mean (verb) respond (verb) Other synonyms:

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Rhymes for Explain:

  1. contain, humane, champaign, wane, chain, slain, paine, champagne, disdain, champlain, bahrain, plane, urbane, romain, vane, rogaine, reign, constrain, butane, insane, retain, mundane, detain, spain, cane, sane, pertain, train, plain, obtain, jain, twain, sustain, fain, vein, arcane, vain, wain, maintain, pain, restrain, ordain, gain, profane, complain, preordain, ingrain, mane, swain, domain, germane, deign, wayne, maine, cocaine, remain, romaine, bane, inane, refrain, pane, crane, lorraine, ukraine, main, sprain, grain, campaign, rain, strain, regain, drain, rein, hussein, feign, attain, arraign, stain, brain;
  2. amain, again, abstain;
  3. entertain, aquitaine, inhumane, ascertain;
  4. legerdemain;

Quotes for Explain:

  1. You can't explain much in 60 seconds, but when you show Michael Jordan, you don't have to. It's that simple. Pierre Auguste Renoir.
  2. Another argument, vaguer and even less persuasive, is that gay marriage somehow does harm to heterosexual marriage. I have yet to meet anyone who can explain to me what this means. In what way would allowing same -sex partners to marry diminish the marriages of heterosexual couples? Ted Olson.
  3. The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement, explain American development. Frederick Jackson Turner.

Idioms of Explain:

  1. explain sth away;
  2. explain away sth;
  3. explain away;