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ex·plan·a·to·ry

 (ĭk-splăn′ə-tôr′ē)
adj.
Serving or intended to explain: an explanatory paragraph.

ex·plan′a·to′ri·ly adv.

explanatory

(ɪkˈsplænətərɪ; -trɪ) or

explanative

adj
serving or intended to serve as an explanation
exˈplanatorily adv

ex•plan•a•to•ry

(ɪkˈsplæn əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

also ex•plan′a•tive,



adj.
serving to explain: an explanatory footnote.
[1610–20; < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.explanatory - serving or intended to explain or make clear; "explanatory notes"; "an explanatory paragraph"
instructive, informative - serving to instruct or enlighten or inform

explanatory

adjective descriptive, interpretive, illustrative, interpretative, demonstrative, justifying, expository, illuminative, elucidatory, explicative The statements are accompanied by a series of explanatory notes.

explanatory

adjective
Translations
تَفْسيري، إيضاحي
forklarende
megmagyarázó
skÿringar-
vysvetľujúci
açıklayıcı

explanatory

[ɪksˈplænətərɪ] ADJexplicativo; [note] → aclaratorio

explanatory

[ɪkˈsplænətəri] adj [note] → explicatif/ive

explanatory

adjerklärend; a few explanatory notesein paar Anmerkungen zur Erklärung

explanatory

[ɪksˈplænətrɪ] adj (words) → di spiegazione; (notes) → esplicativo/a

explain

(ikˈsplein) verb
1. to make (something) clear or easy to understand. Can you explain the railway timetable to me?; Did she explain why she was late?
2. to give, or be, a reason for. I cannot explain his failure; That explains his silence.
explanation (ekspləˈneiʃən) noun
1. the act or process of explaining. Let me give a few words of explanation.
2. a statement or fact that explains. There are several possible explanations for the explosion.
exˈplanatory (-ˈsplӕnə-) adjective
giving an explanation. There are explanatory notes in this book.
explain away
to get rid of (difficulties etc) by clever explaining. She could not explain away the missing money.

explanatory

a. explicativo, aclaratorio;
self-explanatoryque no necesita explicación o aclaración.
References in classic literature ?
When the spring evenings are too long and light to shut out, and such weather is rife, the city which Mr Podsnap so explanatorily called London, Londres, London, is at its worst.
Rights Principle is not only more unifying than is Third Principle, it is also more explanatorily powerful.
We considered that the interactionist perspective that integrated the other two perspectives was explanatorily advantageous.
The notion of virtue justifies the notion of right conduct in a sense that is explanatorily prior to the notion of right conduct.
It seems TEP theory best ties together historic truths like (a)-(c) above explanatorily from which directly derives 12 social theory imperatives, do's and don'ts, for ADP.
Since French takes that structure to be physical, ESR is another case where certain unobservable objects are eliminated because they are thought to be explanatorily irrelevant, without challenging the commitment to scientific realism.
This is because, on such a view of agency, a free will is regarded as an efficient cause and "explanations of the actions of rational agents must terminate not in ends or reasons but in explanatorily basic and unanalyzable efficient volitions.
However, the two orders are explanatorily discontinuous since "we cannot derive from one of them a description of the world as seen from the other.
Intuitionism has often been considered explanatorily impotent.
Most importantly, the quality of a state's democracy is not included in the framework, since this study aims to explain the contributions of states that adhere to the fundamental standards of democratic governance, any variation above which should be explanatorily irrelevant.
6) In addition, the law is "causally or explanatorily indeterminate" in that legal reasons do not suffice to explain why a judge decided as he or she did.
All analogies have their strengths and weaknesses, but as Ormerod suggests, when an analogy functions only descriptively rather than explanatorily and processually, its limitations quickly become apparent.