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[v] elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"
[v] make palin and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of physics to his students"

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\Ex"pli*cate\, a. [L. explicatus, p. p. of explicare.] Evolved; unfolded. --Jer. Taylor.
\Ex"pli*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Explicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Explicating}.]
1. To unfold; to expand; to lay open. [Obs.] ``They explicate the leaves.'' --Blackmore.
2. To unfold the meaning or sense of; to explain; to clear of difficulties or obscurity; to interpret. The last verse of his last satire is not yet sufficiently explicated. --Dryden.

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