Synonyms of explanation in English:

explanation


See definition of explanation

noun

1‘an explanation of the ideas contained in the essay’

SYNONYMS

clarification, simplification

description, report, version, statement

elucidation, exposition, expounding, explication, delineation

gloss, interpretation, deciphering, decoding, translation, commentary, exegesis

demonstration, illustration

resolution, solution

informal the why and wherefore

2‘I suppose I owe you an explanation about Louise’

SYNONYMS

account, reason

justification, excuse, alibi, apologia, rationalization, rationale

defence, vindication, mitigation

rare extenuation