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Synonyms for explanation

Noun

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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