explanation - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate explanation

explanation is hyphenated as ex-pla-na-tion

How to pronounce explanation

explanation is pronounced ´ɛks p lə´nāɪʃən

Number of syllables in explanation

The number of syllables in explanation is 4

What part of speech in explanation?

explanation is a noun

How common in the word explanation?

explanation is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does explanation convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'explanation'

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Common collocations before 'explanation'

any, ask, did, further, good, look, need, only, other, think, time, way, will, without, word

Common collocations of 'explanation'

any, ask, believe, better, can, come, did, further, gave, good, has, listen, look, most, much, need, now, only, other, possible, seem, such, think, thought, time, want, way, will, without, word

Words with similar spelling to explanation

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Common Verb Collocations of explanation

accept, add, admit, arrive, ask, be, can, come, concern, contain, contribute, do, find, follow, get, give, have, lie, may, might, must, need, offer, provide, require, seek, seem, should, suggest, will

Common Adverb Collocations of explanation

also, as, even, ever, far, forward, generally, Here, here, how, however, much, not, now, often, only, perhaps, probably, rather, so, then, therefore, thus, together, too, very, well, when, why, yet

Common Conjunction Collocations of explanation

and, but, either, neither, nor, or, plus, yet, Nor

Lists containing explanation

Synonyms of 'abstraction'
Synonyms of 'accomplishment'
Synonyms of 'account'
Synonyms of 'alibi'
Synonyms of 'analysis'
Synonyms of 'answer'
Synonyms of 'apologia'
Synonyms of 'case'
Synonyms of 'clearance'
Synonyms of 'clearing'
Synonyms of 'comment'
Synonyms of 'construction'
Synonyms of 'defense'
Synonyms of 'definition'
Synonyms of 'demonstration'
Synonyms of 'denouement'
Synonyms of 'description'
Synonyms of 'determination'
Synonyms of 'emblem'
Synonyms of 'end'
Synonyms of 'enlightenment'
Synonyms of 'example'
Synonyms of 'exegesis'
Synonyms of 'exemplar'
Synonyms of 'exemplification'
Synonyms of 'exponent'
Synonyms of 'exposition'
Synonyms of 'finding'
Common Noun Collocations of an
Common Noun Collocations of alternative
Common Noun Collocations of apology
Common Noun Collocations of apologies
Common Noun Collocations of adequate
Common Noun Collocations of alternate
Common Noun Collocations of attach
Common Noun Collocations of anomaly
Common Noun Collocations of acknowledgments
Common Noun Collocations of brief
Common Noun Collocations of comment
Common Noun Collocations of convincing
Common Noun Collocations of demanded
Common Noun Collocations of description
Common Noun Collocations of demanding
Common Noun Collocations of detailed
Common Noun Collocations of descriptions
Common Noun Collocations of defied
Common Noun Collocations of excuse
Common Noun Collocations of excuses
Common Noun Collocations of enigma
Common Noun Collocations of encompassing
Common Noun Collocations of fact
Common Noun Collocations of finding
Common Noun Collocations of facts
Common Noun Collocations of failure
Common Noun Collocations of fits
Common Noun Collocations of fetched
Common Noun Collocations of forthcoming
Common Noun Collocations of findings
Common Noun Collocations of furnish
Common Noun Collocations of feasible
Common Noun Collocations of fuller
Common Noun Collocations of feint
Common Noun Collocations of gnat
Common Noun Collocations of genesis
Common Noun Collocations of hypothetical
Common Noun Collocations of identification
Common Noun Collocations of intelligible
Common Noun Collocations of justification
Common Noun Collocations of justifications
Common Noun Collocations of likely
Common Noun Collocations of logical
Common Noun Collocations of lame
Common Noun Collocations of lengthy
Common Noun Collocations of lucid
Common Noun Collocations of needing
Common Noun Collocations of naturalistic
Common Noun Collocations of offered
Common Noun Collocations of offer
Common Noun Collocations of owe
Common Noun Collocations of offers
Common Noun Collocations of overmuch
Common Noun Collocations of oddness
Common Noun Collocations of oversimplified
Common Noun Collocations of possible
Common Noun Collocations of pattern
Common Noun Collocations of provide
Common Noun Collocations of phrase
Common Noun Collocations of proposed
Common Noun Collocations of puzzle
Common Noun Collocations of partial
Common Noun Collocations of phenomenon
Common Noun Collocations of probable
Common Noun Collocations of plausible
Common Noun Collocations of predictions
Common Noun Collocations of paradox
Common Noun Collocations of prediction
Common Noun Collocations of phenomena
Common Noun Collocations of puzzling
Common Noun Collocations of popularity
Common Noun Collocations of persistence
Common Noun Collocations of require
Common Noun Collocations of reasonable
Common Noun Collocations of rational
Common Noun Collocations of reasoned
Common Noun Collocations of reassurance
Common Noun Collocations of riddle
Common Noun Collocations of retrospect
Common Noun Collocations of rationale
Common Noun Collocations of simple
Common Noun Collocations of satisfied
Common Noun Collocations of sufficient
Common Noun Collocations of terms
Common Noun Collocations of text
Common Noun Collocations of techniques
Common Noun Collocations of tentative
Common Noun Collocations of tides
Common Noun Collocations of unconvincing
Common Noun Collocations of untenable