Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) explain, explicate (make plain and comprehensible) "He explained the laws of physics to his students"
- S: (v) explain (define) "The committee explained their plan for fund-raising to the Dean"
- S: (v) excuse, explain (serve as a reason or cause or justification of) "Your need to sleep late does not excuse your late arrival at work"; "Her recent divorce may explain her reluctance to date again"