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eelaboratee, elaaboraate, elabborate, elaboorate, elaborat, elaboratte, elaborrate, ellaborate, laborate

Elaborate — synonyms, definition

1. elaborate (a)

66 synonyms
adorned baroque bright colourful complex complicated compound conclusive confused conglomerate consummate convoluted critical decorated detailed developed difficult elegant embellished entangled • • •

2. elaborate (Verb)

43 synonyms
amplify belabour blow up complicate concoct create decorate describe develop devise dilate embellish embroider enhance enlarge evolve exaggerate expand expatiate explain • • •
4 definitions

elaborate (Verb) — Add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing. ex. "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"

elaborate (Verb) — Produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product. ex. "The bee elaborates honey"

elaborate (Verb) — Make more complex, intricate, or rich. ex. "elaborate a design or pattern"

elaborate (Verb) — Work out in detail. ex. "elaborate a plan"

11 types of
alter change clarify clear up create develop elucidate make make grow modify produce
15 types
detail develop exemplify exposit expound illustrate instance involve particularise particularize set forth sophisticate specialise specialize specify

3. elaborate (US)

2 synonyms
labor overdo

4. elaborate (Adjective)

2 synonyms
elaborated luxuriant
2 definitions

elaborate (Adjective) — Marked by complexity and richness of detail. ex. "an elaborate lace pattern"

elaborate (Adjective) — Developed or executed with care and in minute detail. ex. "the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"