Synonyms and Antonyms of elaborate
1 to add to the interest of by including made-up details my friend tends to elaborate on his hiking experiences, turning an ordinary walk in the woods into a hair-raising adventure Synonyms of elaborate on color, embroider (on), embellish, exaggerate, hyperbolize, magnify, pad, stretchWords Related to elaborate on dress up, gussy up; amplify, enhance, enlarge (on or upon), expand, flesh (out); fudge, hedge; overdo, overdraw, overemphasize, overplay, overstate; emphasize, play up, stress; caricature; satirizeNear Antonyms of elaborate on belittle, minimize, play down, understate
2 to express more fully and in greater detail the candidate for governor refused to elaborate on how she would balance the state's budget Synonyms of elaborate on amplify, develop, dilate (on or upon), expand (on), enlarge (on or upon), flesh (out)Words Related to elaborate on add (to), complement, supplement; discourse, expatiate, ramble, run onNear Antonyms of elaborate on compress, contract; outline, summarize, sum upAntonyms of elaborate on abbreviate, abridge, condense, shorten
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