Synonyms for explanation

Synonyms for (noun) explanation

Synonyms: explanation

Definition: thought that makes something comprehensible

Similar words: intellection, thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, mentation

Definition: the process of using your mind to consider something carefully

Usage: thinking always made him frown; she paused for thought

Synonyms: explanation, account

Definition: a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.

Usage: the explanation was very simple; I expected a brief account

Similar words: statement

Definition: a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

Usage: according to his statement he was in London on that day

Synonyms: explanation

Definition: the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible

Usage: I heard his explanation of the accident

Similar words: speech act

Definition: the use of language to perform some act

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