Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
'My full name is Juliet Avery,' Juliet explained patiently.
The doctor explained the risks to me before the operation.
I will try to explain how a car engine works.
He explained that he would be moving to another city.
Science cannot explain everything.
It's difficult to explain the popularity of this new toy.
The phenomenon can be explained in various ways.
This is the British English definition of explain. View American English definition of explain.