What does the word elucidate mean?

Usage examples for elucidate

  1. Perhaps that worthy individual known as " The Oldest Inhabitant" could elucidate this point. – The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 by Ben Casseday
  2. Isn't your friend Bill able to elucidate? – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess
  3. He read one passage of his Tragedy because he had his doubts about the number of feet in the line, another because he thought it contained some bold strokes happily conceived, then a third to elucidate the two first, eventually the whole five acts from start to finish. – The Aspirations of Jean Servien by Anatole France