Definitions For Elaboration


  • Developing in intricate and painstaking detail
  • Addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
  • Marked by elaborately complex detail
  • A discussion that provides additional information
  • The result of improving something


  • To give more details about something : to discuss something more fully
  • To bring (something, such as an idea or a plan) to a more advanced or developed state

Is Elaboration a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Elaboration is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Elaboration in a Sentence

  • They made elaborate preparations for his visit.
  • I see now that her behavior was all part of an elaborate plan.
  • The dancers were wearing elaborate costumes.
  • I'll be glad to elaborate if you want to hear more.
  • She was asked to say more about her earlier statements, but she declined to elaborate.

Synonyms for Elaboration

Antonyms for Elaboration

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