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Definition of explain:

  1. To make plain or intelligible; to clear up and illustrate the meaning of.
  2. To give explanations.

Google Ngram Viewer results for explain:

This graph shows how "explain" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for explain:

  1. Others explain as O.
  2. " We must try and explain who we are, and how we came on board," he answered.
  3. Aunt Elizabeth smiled, but she did not explain.

Quotes for explain:

  1. I just want someone to explain to the American public why investing in transportation in Iraq is so much more important than investing in passenger rail right here in the United States of America. - Corrine Brown
  2. I loved it, it's such fun. I like that people are seeing it and then talking about it. Like when I took my son and his friends to see Napoleon Dynamite last year, we spent the next six weeks trying to explain it. - Robert Downey, Jr.
  3. Understanding sometimes is not enough to explain something. - Robert Ley
  4. Few men could explain why they enlisted, and if they attempted they might only prove that they had done as a politician said the electorate does, the right thing from the wrong motive. - Patrick MacGill
  5. Never explain, never complain. - Wallis Simpson

Rhymes for explain:

  1. abstain, again, alain, alaine, alane, alayne, allain, amain.
  2. aine, arcane, arraign, attain, ayn, bahrain, bain, bane, bayne, biscayne, blain, blaine, blane, blayne, brain, butane, cain, caine, campaign, cane, chain, champagne, champaign, champlain, charlayne, charmain, charmaine, cheyne, cocaine, complain, constrain, contain, crain, craine, crane, crayne, dain, dane, dayne, deign, delaine, demain, detain, devane, dewayne, disdain, domain, drain, draine, duan, duane, duquesne, duwayne, dwayne, elaine, elane, elayne, fain, fane, feign, fein, fontaine, fraine, frane, frayn, frayne, freyne, gain, germain, germaine, germane, grain, hain, hane, heyne, humane, hussain, hussein, iain, inane, ingrain, insane, jain, jane, jayne, jermaine, kahane, kain, kaine, kane, kayne, lain, laine, lane, laraine, layne, ln, lorain, loraine, lorraine, maclean, main, maine, maintain, mane, mayne, mccain, mcclain, mclean, moraine, mundane, obtain, ordain, pain, paine, pane, payne, pertain, plain, plane, preordain, profane, rain, raine, rayne, refrain, regain, reign, rein, reine, remain, restrain, retain, retrain, rogaine, romain, romaine, sain, sane, shaine, shane, shayne, slain, slane, spain, spokane, sprain, stain, strain, sustain, swain, swaine, swayne, sylvain, terrain, thaine, thane, thayne, train, trane, tremaine, twain, ukraine, urbain, urbane, vain, vane, vein, wain, wane, wayne, zane.
  3. aquitaine, ascertain, entertain, inhumane.
  4. legerdemain.

Idioms for explain:

  1. explain away sth
  2. explain sth away
  3. explain sm or sth to sm
  4. explain ( oneself)
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