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Definition of Elaborate

Elaborate

  1. Wrought with labor; finished with great care; studied; executed with exactness or painstaking; as, an elaborate discourse; an elaborate performance; elaborate research.
  2. To produce with labor
  3. To perfect with painstaking; to improve or refine with labor and study, or by successive operations; as, to elaborate a painting or a literary work.

Elaborate Quotations

The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate. - Joseph Priestley
The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.
Joseph Priestley

The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate. - J. B. Priestley
The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.
J. B. Priestley

I learned that the hardest party to pull off successfully is Saturday night dinner. This meal is expected to be elaborate: appetizers, first course, dinner, dessert, and coffee. People arrive at 7:30 or 8 p.m. and stay for hours - definitely past my bedtime - and they all go home exhausted.
Ina Garten

In the Bhagavad Gita, there is no long discussion, nothing elaborate. The main reason for this is that everything stated in the Gita is meant to be tested in the life of every man; it is intended to be verified in practice.
Vinoba Bhave

For more than a decade, I led an organization that put on an elaborate Christmas program each December. It was a big production, with over 250 people participating in more than 20 performances. By the end of the season, everyone who participated was exhausted.
John C. Maxwell
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Elaborate Translations

elaborate in German is ausarbeiten, ausarbeiten, ausarbeiten
elaborate in Italian is elaborare
elaborate in Norwegian is utarbeide
elaborate in Spanish is elaborar
elaborate in Swedish is genomarbeta, utveckla
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