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We found 36 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word explain:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. explain: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. explain: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. explain: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. explain: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. explain: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. explain: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Explain, explain: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. explain: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. explain: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. explain: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. explain: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. explain: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Explain, explain: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. explain: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. explain: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Explain: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. explain: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  18. Explain: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. explain: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. explain: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. explain: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. explain: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. explain: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. explain: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. explain: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. explain: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. explain: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. explain: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. explain: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. explain: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. explain: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. explain: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. explain: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Explain: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (explain)

verb:  make palin and comprehensible ("He explained the laws of physics to his students")
verb:  define ("The committe explained their plan for fund-raising to the Dean")
verb:  serve as a reason or cause or justification of ("Her recent divorce amy explain her reluctance to date again")

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Phrases that include explain:   to explain away, cant explain, dont explain, explain himself, explain myself, more...

Words similar to explain:   excuse, explainable, explained, explainer, explaining, explicate, clarify, more...

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