Essential Meaning of elucidate
formal : to make (something that is hard to understand) clear or easy to understand The spokesman was asked to elucidate [=clarify, explain] the government's policies (to/for us). When asked for details, he declined to elucidate further.
Full Definition of elucidate
: to make lucid especially by explanation or analysis elucidate a text
: to give a clarifying explanation
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