Word of the Day
anachronistic anachronistic
/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /


  • explanation explanation  /ˌɛksplə ˈneɪ ʃən/ ?  a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing…

    explanation meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.
    2. (n) thought that makes something comprehensible
    3. (n) the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible

    explanation usage(s)

    1. People who believe the second explanation live in a very different world from those who believe the first.
    2. Manager Scott Belcher could provide no explanation.
  • explanatory explanatory  /ɪks ˈplæ nə ˌtɔ ri/ ?  serving or intended to explain or make clear
  • expletive expletive  /ˈɛksplə tɪv/ ?  profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
  • explicable explicable  /ɛks ˈplɪ kə bəl/ ?  capable of being explicated or accounted for
  • explicandum explicandum  (logic) a statement of something (a fact or thing or expression) to be explained
  • explicate explicate  /ˈɛksplə ˌkeɪt/ ?  make plain and comprehensible
  • explication explication  /ˌɛksplə ˈkeɪ ʃən/ ?  the act of making clear or removing obscurity from the meaning…
  • explication de texte explication de texte  a method of literary criticism that analyzes details of a text…
  • explicit explicit  /ɪks ˈplɪ sət/ ?  precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing…
  • explicit definition explicit definition  a definition that gives an exact equivalent of the term defined
  • explicitly explicitly  /ɪks ˈplɪ sət li/ ?  in an explicit manner
  • explicitness explicitness  clarity as a consequence of being explicit
  • explode explode  /ɪks ˈploʊd/ ?  destroy by exploding
  • explode a bombshell explode a bombshell  utter or do something surprising
  • exploded exploded  /ɪks ˈploʊ dəd/ ?  showing the parts of something separated but in positions that show…
  • exploding cucumber exploding cucumber  Mediterranean vine having oblong fruit that when ripe expels its…
  • exploit exploit  /ˈɛks ˌplɔ ɪt/ ?  a notable achievement
  • exploitation exploitation  /ˌɛks ˌplɔ ɪ ˈteɪ ʃən/ ?  the act of making some area of land or water more profitable…
  • exploitative exploitative  /ˌɛks ˈplɔ ɪ tə tɪv/ ?  tending to exploit or make use of
  • exploitatory exploitatory  tending to exploit or make use of
  • exploited exploited  /ˈɛks ˌplɔ ɪ təd/ ?  developed or used to greatest advantage
  • exploiter exploiter  a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically
  • exploitive exploitive  /ɪks ˈplɔ ɪ tɪv/ ?  tending to exploit or make use of
  • exploration exploration  /ˌɛksplə ˈreɪ ʃən/ ?  to travel for the purpose of discovery
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