Definitions For Explanation


  • Thought that makes something comprehensible
  • A statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.
  • The act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible
  • The act or process of making something clear or easy to understand : the act or process of telling, showing, or being the reason for or cause of something
  • Something (such as a statement or fact) that explains something

Is Explanation 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 Explanation is worth 20 points in Scrabble and 24 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Explanation in a Sentence

  • The professor's explanation was that the poem is really a parody.
  • An explanation of photosynthesis that most museum visitors will be able to understand

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