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General dictionaries General (27 matching dictionaries)
  1. elaborate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. elaborate: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. elaborate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. elaborate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. elaborate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. elaborate, elaborate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Elaborate, elaborate: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. elaborate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. elaborate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. elaborate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. elaborate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. elaborate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. elaborate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. elaborate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. elaborate: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Elaborate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. elaborate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. elaborate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Elaborate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. elaborate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. elaborate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. elaborate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. elaborate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. elaborate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. elaborate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. elaborate: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. elaborate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. elaborate: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. elaborate: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. elaborate: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. elaborate: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (elaborate)

verb:  work out in detail ("Elaborate a plan")
verb:  add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing ("She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation")
verb:  produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product ("The bee elaborates honey")
verb:  make more complex, intricate, or richer
adjective:  marked by complexity and richness of detail ("An elaborate lace pattern")
adjective:  developed or executed with care and in minute detail ("The elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion- John Buchan")

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Words similar to elaborate:   complicate, detailed, dilate, elaborated, elaborately, elaborateness, elaborating, elaboration, elaborative, enlarge, expand, expatiate, expound, intricate, luxuriant, rarify, refine, flesh out, work out, more...

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