Textual thesaurus for "elaborate"

(adj) detailed, elaborated

developed or executed with care and in minute detail

a detailed plan; the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion- John Buchan; the carefully elaborated theme

(adj) luxuriant

marked by complexity and richness of detail

an elaborate lace pattern

(verb) work out

work out in detail

elaborate a plan

(verb) complicate, refine, rarify

make more complex, intricate, or richer

refine a design or pattern

(verb) lucubrate, dilate, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, enlarge, flesh out

add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation