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Verbs (30)
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light up, illuminate, illumine, illume, light
v. make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"
sort out, make pellucid, shed light on, make clear, straighten out, clear up, elucidate, enlighten, clarify, illuminate, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
sort out, straighten out, crystalise, shed light on, clear up, elucidate, illuminate, enlighten, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
illuminate
v. add embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)
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Fuzzynyms (122)
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become brighter, brighten, lighten
v. become brighter; "The sky brightened"
make clear, clarify
v. make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
make clear, clarify
v. make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
transpose
v. change key; "Can you transpose this fugue into G major?"
transform, translate
v. change from one form or medium into another; "Braque translated collage into oil"
simplify
v. make simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent; "We had to simplify the instructions"; "this move will simplify our lives"
sort out, make pellucid, shed light on, make clear, straighten out, clear up, elucidate, enlighten, clarify, illuminate, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
decrypt, decode, decipher
v. read with difficulty; "Can you decipher this letter?"; "The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs"
puzzle out, figure out, work out, work, lick, solve
v. find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; "did you solve the problem?"; "Work out your problems with the boss"; "this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out"; "did you get it?"; "Did you get my meaning?"; "He could not work the math problem"
buy
v. accept as true; "I can't buy this story"
adjudicate, resolve, settle, decide
v. bring to an end; settle conclusively; "The case was decided"; "The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff"; "The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance"
postulate, contend
v. maintain or assert; "He contended that Communism had no future"
take, claim
v. lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
profess
v. receive into a religious order or congregation
manifest
v. reveal its presence or make an appearance; "the ghost manifests each year on the same day"
manifest
v. reveal its presence or make an appearance; "the ghost manifests each year on the same day"
inform
v. act as an informer; "She had informed on her own parents for years"
reveal
v. disclose directly or through prophets; "God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind"
explicate, explain
v. make plain and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of physics to his students"
explicate, explain
v. make plain and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of physics to his students"
sort out, straighten out, crystalise, shed light on, clear up, elucidate, illuminate, enlighten, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
sort out, straighten out, crystalise, shed light on, clear up, elucidate, illuminate, enlighten, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
relate
v. give an account of; "The witness related the events"
recount
v. count again; "We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"
narrate
v. provide commentary for a film, for example
comment
v. explain or interpret something
reword, rephrase, paraphrase
v. express the same message in different words
report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
inform on, turn in, report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
judge, label, pronounce
v. pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"
draw, depict, describe
v. give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
edify, enlighten
v. make understand; "Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal"
say
v. utter aloud; "She said `Hello' to everyone in the office"
swear, swan, aver, avow, assert, verify, affirm
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
instance, illustrate, exemplify
v. clarify by giving an example of
illuminate
v. add embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)
relate
v. have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers"
subtend, delimit
v. be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry
subtend, delimit
v. be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry
define
v. determine the nature of; "What defines a good wine?"
define
v. determine the nature of; "What defines a good wine?"
set afire, set on fire, set aflame, set ablaze
v. set fire to; cause to start burning; "Lightening set fire to the forest"
conflagrate, inflame, enkindle, kindle
v. cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"
glow, burn
v. shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in the dark"; "The candles were burning"
Synonyms (1)
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straighten
v. make straight or straighter; "Straighten this post"; "straighten hair"
Antonyms (5)
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obnubilate, obscure, blur, confuse
v. make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"
obfuscate
v. make obscure or unclear
illuminate
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  • Synonyms
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