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Synonyms of explanation

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1. explanation, account, statement

usage: a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.; "the explanation was very simple"; "I expected a brief account"

2. explanation, thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentation

usage: thought that makes something comprehensible

3. explanation, speech act

usage: the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible; "I heard his explanation of the accident"

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