Detailed Translations for explanation from English to French


explanation [the ~] nom

  1. the explanation (clarification; elucidation; enlightenment; )
  2. the explanation (commentary)
    le commentaire
  3. the explanation (interpretation; elucidation; reading; version)
    l'explication; le commentaire
  4. the explanation (information; particulars)
  5. the explanation (information; clarification; enlightenment; clearing)

Translation Matrix for explanation:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
commentaire commentary; elucidation; explanation; interpretation; reading; version comment
explication clarification; clearing; elucidation; enlightenment; explanation; information; interpretation; reading; version
explications explanation; information; particulars decisive answers
informations explanation; information; particulars announcements; decisive answers; delegation of knowledge; information; information system; informing; report
renseignement clarification; clearing; enlightenment; explanation; information announcement; information; notice; notification
renseignements explanation; information; particulars decisive answers; information; information system
éclaircie clarification; clearing; enlightenment; explanation; information
éclaircissement clarification; clearing; communication; elucidation; enlightenment; explaining; explanation; information; notice announcements; bright interval; brightning up; clarification; clearing; clue; cue; enlightenment; hint; lead; lighting up; pointer; report; tip; tip-off
éclaircissements explanation; information; particulars decisive answers
- account
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- explication; justification

Related Words for "explanation":

  • explanations

Synonyms for "explanation":

Related Definitions for "explanation":

  1. thought that makes something comprehensible1
  2. a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.1
    • the explanation was very simple1
  3. the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible1
    • I heard his explanation of the accident1

Wiktionary Translations for explanation:

  1. action d’expliquer
  2. discours exposant le sens ou la raison
  3. qui aide à trouver la cause
  4. par quoi l'on prouve

Cross Translation:
explanation explication verklaring — opheldering
explanation explication verklaring — het verklaren
explanation éclaircissement verduidelijking — iets wat ter verduidelijking dient
explanation commentaire toelichting — nadere tekst om het te verduidelijken
explanation élucidation; explication; éclaircissement opheldering — verduidelijking
explanation explication explicatieuitleg
explanation éclaircissement Aufklärung — über Sachverhalte, Zusammenhänge und/oder Gefahren informieren
explanation explication Erklärung — Aufschluss über Zusammenhänge, Sachverhalte
explanation explication; précision Erläuterung — Erklärung (von Zusammenhängen, Sachverhalten)

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