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DefinedMeaning talk:explain (6661)

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It has been added to this category for attention. Thank you for your patience.

The current definition "to inform about the reason for something, how something works, or how to do something" contains too many different concepts and should be split. I also does not cover another meaning of "explain", as explaining can involve "clarifying something complicated, or unintelligible". In fact, most dictionaries separate these meanings. I suggest :

  1. "to give the details of something."
  2. "to make something more understandable."
  3. "to assign a meaning, to provide an interpretation. "
  4. "to make clear the cause or reason of."

--InfoCan 17:17, 9 April 2012 (CEST)