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Elaborate Definition

(verb)

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make more complex, intricate, or richer

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(verb)

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add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing


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She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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(adjective)

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marked by complexity and richness of detail


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an elaborate lace pattern

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(verb)

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work out in detail


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elaborate a plan

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(adjective)

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developed or executed with care and in minute detail


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the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion

the carefully elaborated theme

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(verb)

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produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product


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The bee elaborates honey