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Definition of Explain

Explain

  1. To flatten; to spread out; to unfold; to expand.
  2. To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to expound; to unfold and illustrate the meaning of; as, to explain a chapter of the Bible.
  3. To give an explanation.

Explain Quotations

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Albert Einstein

Always keep your smile. That's how I explain my long life.
Jeanne Calment

The Edge... there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
Hunter S. Thompson

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
Walt Disney

We write for the same reason that we walk, talk, climb mountains or swim the oceans - because we can. We have some impulse within us that makes us want to explain ourselves to other human beings. That's why we paint, that's why we dare to love someone - because we have the impulse to explain who we are.
Maya Angelou
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Explain Translations

explain in Afrikaans is verklaar, verduidelik
explain in Danish is forklare
explain in Dutch is uiteenzetten, toelichten
explain in French is expliquer, expliquent, expliquons, expliquez
explain in Italian is esporre, dichiarare, commentare
explain in Latin is declaro, demonstro, persolvo
explain in Norwegian is forklare
explain in Portuguese is explique, explicar
explain in Spanish is exponer, aclarar, explicar, elucidar

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