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Meaning of "explicate" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EXPLICATE

From Latin explicāre to unfold, from plicāre to fold.
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PRONUNCIATION OF EXPLICATE

explicate  [ˈɛksplɪˌkeɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXPLICATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Explicate is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb explicate in English.

WHAT DOES EXPLICATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Explication

The idea and practice of explication is rooted in the verb to explicate, which concerns the process of "unfolding" and of "making clear" the meaning of things, so as to make the implicit explicit. The expression "explication" is used in both analytic philosophy and literary theory.

Definition of explicate in the English dictionary

The definition of explicate in the dictionary is to make clear or explicit; explain. Other definition of explicate is to formulate or develop.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO EXPLICATE

PRESENT

Present
I explicate
you explicate
he/she/it explicates
we explicate
you explicate
they explicate
Present continuous
I am explicating
you are explicating
he/she/it is explicating
we are explicating
you are explicating
they are explicating
Present perfect
I have explicated
you have explicated
he/she/it has explicated
we have explicated
you have explicated
they have explicated
Present perfect continuous
I have been explicating
you have been explicating
he/she/it has been explicating
we have been explicating
you have been explicating
they have been explicating
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I explicated
you explicated
he/she/it explicated
we explicated
you explicated
they explicated
Past continuous
I was explicating
you were explicating
he/she/it was explicating
we were explicating
you were explicating
they were explicating
Past perfect
I had explicated
you had explicated
he/she/it had explicated
we had explicated
you had explicated
they had explicated
Past perfect continuous
I had been explicating
you had been explicating
he/she/it had been explicating
we had been explicating
you had been explicating
they had been explicating
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will explicate
you will explicate
he/she/it will explicate
we will explicate
you will explicate
they will explicate
Future continuous
I will be explicating
you will be explicating
he/she/it will be explicating
we will be explicating
you will be explicating
they will be explicating
Future perfect
I will have explicated
you will have explicated
he/she/it will have explicated
we will have explicated
you will have explicated
they will have explicated
Future perfect continuous
I will have been explicating
you will have been explicating
he/she/it will have been explicating
we will have been explicating
you will have been explicating
they will have been explicating
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would explicate
you would explicate
he/she/it would explicate
we would explicate
you would explicate
they would explicate
Conditional continuous
I would be explicating
you would be explicating
he/she/it would be explicating
we would be explicating
you would be explicating
they would be explicating
Conditional perfect
I would have explicate
you would have explicate
he/she/it would have explicate
we would have explicate
you would have explicate
they would have explicate
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been explicating
you would have been explicating
he/she/it would have been explicating
we would have been explicating
you would have been explicating
they would have been explicating
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you explicate
we let´s explicate
you explicate
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to explicate
Past participle
explicated
Present Participle
explicating
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXPLICATE


authenticate
ɔːˈθɛntɪˌkeɪt
calycate
ˈkælɪˌkeɪt
catholicate
kəˈθɒlɪˌkeɪt
communicate
kəˈmjuːnɪˌkeɪt
complicate
ˈkɒmplɪˌkeɪt
dedicate
ˈdɛdɪˌkeɪt
deduplicate
diːˈdjuːplɪˌkeɪt
divellicate
daɪˈvelɪˌkeɪt
eradicate
ɪˈrædɪˌkeɪt
exsufflicate
ɛkˈsʌflɪˌkeɪt
implicate
ˈɪmplɪˌkeɪt
indicate
ˈɪndɪˌkeɪt
multiplicate
ˈmʌltɪplɪˌkeɪt
overcomplicate
ˌəʊvəˈkɒmplɪˌkeɪt
reduplicate
rɪˈdjuːplɪˌkeɪt
replicate
ˈrɛplɪˌkeɪt
spifflicate
ˈspɪflɪˌkeɪt
spiflicate
ˈspɪflɪˌkeɪt
supplicate
ˈsʌplɪˌkeɪt
vellicate
ˈvɛlɪˌkeɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXPLICATE

explanatively
explanatorily
explanatory
explant
explantation
expletive
expletively
expletory
explicable
explicably
explication
explication de texte
explications de texte
explicative
explicatively
explicator
explicatory
explicit
explicitly
explicitness

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXPLICATE

abdicate
aluminosilicate
applicate
birth certificate
certificate
clearance certificate
death certificate
delicate
domesticate
duplicate
in triplicate
insurance certificate
intoxicate
intricate
locate
lubricate
predicate
silicate
silver certificate
syndicate
triplicate

Synonyms and antonyms of explicate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EXPLICATE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «explicate» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of explicate

Translation of «explicate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXPLICATE

Find out the translation of explicate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of explicate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «explicate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

阐明
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

explicar
570 millions of speakers

English

explicate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बयान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فسر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

эксплицировать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

explicar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রকাশ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

expliciter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terangkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

erläutern
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

詳説する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

해명
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Explicate
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cắt nghỉa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

explicate
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्पष्ट करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

açıklamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

esplicare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyjaśniają
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

експлікувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

explicate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εξηγώ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uiteen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

explicate
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

explicate
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of explicate

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPLICATE»

The term «explicate» is regularly used and occupies the 84.545 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPLICATE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «explicate» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «explicate» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about explicate

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXPLICATE»

Discover the use of explicate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to explicate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mind, Matter and the Implicate Order
rather than in the interactions of mechanical elements in the explicate order. One way to express the hard problem of consciousness in Bohmian terms is to say that there seems to be nothing within the explicate order that would necessitate or ...
Paavo T. I. Pylkkänen, 2006
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Different Paths, Different Summits: A Model for Religious ...
In terms of this holographic model, we may say that the implicate domain is one with all explicate domains-namely, the Trinity and the created world. However, each explicate domain is explicitly different from all other explicate domains; and as ...
Stephen Kaplan, 2002
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Health as Expanding Consciousness
Arising out of the implicate order is the explicate order, a kind of precipitate of the implicate order. The explicate order includes the tangibles of our world. These tangibles, the things we can see, touch, hear, feel, are so much more real to us ...
Margaret A. Newman, 1999
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Physics of Emergence and Organization
A given type of explicate order (one that is manifested, for example, in form or in function of an organ or organism) is generally defined by a certain aggregate E of geometric transforms such as spatial and temporal translations, axial rotations, ...
Ignazio Licata, Ammar Sakaji, 2008
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The Undivided Universe: An Ontological Interpretation of ...
On the other hand there may be structures that are intrinsically implicate in the sense that the whole cannot be unfolded together in one single explicate order. The case of the enfoldment of successive droplets is an example of this. For only  ...
David Bohm, Basil J. Hiley, 2006
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Physics and the Ultimate Significance of Time: Bohm, ...
The relations among the levels could be formulated in terms of implicate and explicate orders. What is explicate at one level is implicate in the underlying level that explains it and gives rise to it. This underlying level in turn is explicate in ...
David Ray Griffin, 1986
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The Meaning of Consciousness
Within these capacities, which are the capacities of relations, we see the movements and organization of a cosmic consciousness or intelligence. The terms "implicate" and "explicate" orders are both seen here as synonymous with implicit and ...
Andrew Lohrey, 1997
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From Certainty to Uncertainty:: The Story of Science and ...
To lapse into “explicate language” for a moment, the implicate order is much vaster than the explicate. It is like a great ocean reaching below the surface of the explicate. Although it is always possible to unfold some aspect of the implicate into ...
F. David Peat, 2002
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The Snow Cone Diaries: A Philosopher's Guide to the ...
My attitude is that the mathematics of the quantum theory deals primarily with the structure ofthe implicate pre-space and with how an explicate order of space and time emerges from it, rather than with movements of physical entities, such as ...
Juan Valdez, 2014
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Quantum Implications: Essays in Honour of David Bohm
14. Gentle. quantum. events. as. the. source. of. explicate. order. G. F. Chew University of California, Berkeley Bohm 1 has introduced a notion of 'implicate order' to complement the classical Newtonian-Cartesian real-world view of separable ...
Basil Hiley, F. David Peat, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXPLICATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term explicate is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Javad's Saga: Epic Poetry and the Iranian Nuclear Deal
Even a cursory Google search helps to explicate an otherwise opaque message. Hakim Abu 'l-Qasim Ferdowsi Tusi's Shahnameh or The ... «War on the Rocks, Jul 15»
2
What's Coming For Macau
The analysts explicate the decline will be largely “driven by share loss in the mass segment, where, recall, Wynn has been shifting more tables ... «Benzinga, Jul 15»
3
Up their own ileum
All other media failed in their responsibility to report and explicate the serious allegations of conspiracy, and certainly did not print the dossier. «Village, Jul 15»
4
BJX Torah Center Presents Tonight: Is Evolution a Problem? How …
“Essentially, you will hear four fantastic speakers each Wednesday evening, but they will have just thirty minutes to explicate the topic,” ... «Yeshiva World News, Jul 15»
5
Fear of Artificial Intelligence is Rather Pathetic
Note that in the case of our hypothetical nuclear armed AGI- we neglected to explicate a set of motivations for changing the look up table (LUT). «h+ Magazine, Jul 15»
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Giant Days Gets Giant Sized: Talking With John Allison And Lissa …
With issue four only just starting to explicate upon the complex personal history between Susan and Mcgraw as well as Daisy tentatively ... «Bleeding Cool News, Jul 15»
7
Excessive daytime sleepiness and falls among older men and …
Future research would benefit from the inclusion of more comprehensive assessments of specific sleep pathology in order to explicate their role ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
8
Who is in charge here in classroom?
Socrates introduces the concept of function, as in a thing's purpose, and virtue, how well it fulfills its purpose, to the dialogue to explicate how to ... «Kearney Hub, Jul 15»
9
Lea Aimiuwu, the Transformation Leader, Godspeed
Deriving from this broad backdrop, it becomes plausible to partly explicate why LEA was exceptionally successful in the boardroom of over 20 ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
10
Analysis: Talk of a more liberal Supreme Court misreads trends
“In the real world, judges have to make judgment calls, and justices empowered to explicate the Constitution have to make judgment calls ... «St. Louis Public Radio, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Explicate [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/explicate>. Apr 2020 ».
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