Meaning of explicate

ex•pli•cate

Pronunciation: (ek'spli-kāt"), [key]
— -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
  1. to make plain or clear; explain; interpret.
  2. to develop (a principle, theory, etc.).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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