Another word for explanation
The act of making clear
elucidation, clarification, interpretation, narration, recital, rendition, showing, display, exposition, explication, elaboration, demonstration, specification, definition, confession, description, telling, talking, writing, expression.
Something intended to make clear
information, answer, account, reason, statement, illustration, description, comment, justification, rationalization, narrative, story, tale, history, annotation, glossary, footnote, anecdote, example, apology, excuse, alibi, plea, defense, rationale, analysis, criticism, exegesis, rÃ©sumÃ©, gloss, key, solution, commentary, note, summary, report, brief, the details, breakdown, evidence, the dope*; see also proof 1.
Another word for explanationnoun
Something that serves to explain or clarify:clarification, construction, decipherment, elucidation, exegesis, explication, exposition, illumination, illustration, interpretation. (Archaic) enucleation. See explain
A statement of causes or motives:account, justification, rationale, rationalization, reason. See explain