- The act of explaining, expounding, or interpreting;
the act of clearing from obscurity and making intelligible; as, the
explanation of a passage in Scripture, or of a contract or treaty.
- That which explains or makes clear; as, a satisfactory
- The meaning attributed to anything by one who explains
it; definition; interpretation; sense.
- A mutual exposition of terms, meaning, or motives,
with a view to adjust a misunderstanding, and reconcile differences;
reconciliation; agreement; as, to come to an explanation.