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elaborate

adjective

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1 made or done with great care or with much detail
  • elaborate festivities for the 200th anniversary of the town's founding

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3 having many parts or aspects that are usually interrelated
  • plans for a huge mall that will actually be an elaborate center for sports, entertainment, and shopping

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elaborate

verb

Synonyms of elaborate (Entry 2 of 2)

to gradually become clearer or more detailed
  • as mankind's understanding of the universe has elaborated

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The first known use of elaborate was in 1592

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“Elaborate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/elaborate. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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