elaborate / adjective ɪˈlæb ər ɪt; verb ɪˈlæb əˌreɪt /


elaborate3 个定义

adj. 形容词 adjective
  1. worked out with great care and nicety of detail; executed with great minuteness: elaborate preparations; elaborate care.
  2. marked by intricate and often excessive detail; complicated; ornate.
v. 有主动词 verb

e·lab·o·rat·ed, e·lab·o·rat·ing.

  1. to work out carefully or minutely; develop to perfection.
  2. to add details to; expand.
  3. to produce or develop by labor.
  4. Physiology. to convert by means of chemical processes into a substance more suitable for use within the body.
v. 无主动词 verb

e·lab·o·rat·ed, e·lab·o·rat·ing.

  1. to add details in writing, speaking, etc.; give additional or fuller treatment: to elaborate upon a theme or an idea.

elaborate 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective

intricate; involved

v. 动词 verb

make detailed; expand


  1. Like many recent trends, they found initial popularity among K-pop fans, who created elaborate digital collages of bands.
  2. There’s paradoxical thinking, or the elaborated social identity model.
  3. This is exactly our time as advertisers to elaborate on the challenges that our audience can overcome by using the product.
  4. It is difficult to execute elaborate productions and remain socially distant.
  5. It might well mean data encryption, but the EDPC didn’t elaborate.
  6. In an email exchange a friend said many had repeated this same succinct review but they could never elaborate.
  7. A senior Iranian official in Pakistan later confirmed the strike took place, declining to elaborate.
  8. Hitchcock loved to tell stories, elaborate, complicated rough drafts for movies he would never make.
  9. His most elaborate camera maneuvers seemed almost diabolical in their complexity.
  10. And he tells Bob Boyle to start making sketches for the more elaborate sequences.
  11. The same two impulses are said to lie at the root of the elaborate art of personal adornment developed by savages.
  12. The attempt at social change threatens a social revolution in which the whole elaborate mechanism would burst into fragments.
  13. It contained an elaborate account of all the comets recorded in history , down to the year 1665.
  14. The menu was long, elaborate and imposing; equalled only by the toast list, which contained no less than sixteen separate toasts.
  15. In preparation for this event Ki Pak had made careful and elaborate arrangements.