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elaboration

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CIDE DICTIONARY

elaborationn. [L. elaboratio: cf. F. élaboration.].
  •  The act or process of producing or refining with labor; improvement by successive operations; refinement.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The natural process of formation or assimilation, performed by the living organs in animals and vegetables, by which a crude substance is changed into something of a higher order; as, the elaboration of food into chyme; the elaboration of chyle, or sap, or tissues.  [1913 Webster]

THESAURUS

elaboration

accomplishment, adjunct, adornment, advance, advancement, amplification, architecture, arrangement, assembly, beautification, blossoming, building, casting, color, color patterns, composition, construction, conversion, copy, crafting, craftsmanship, creation, critique, cultivation, decor, decoration, development, developmental change, devising, dilation, dwelling upon, embellishment, emblazonment, emblazonry, embroidery, enlargement, erection, evolution, evolutionary change, evolvement, evolving, expansion, expatiation, explication, extraction, fabrication, fashioning, flourish, flower arrangement, flowering, formation, forming, formulation, framing, furniture arrangement, furtherance, garnish, garnishment, garniture, going over, gradual change, growing, growth, handicraft, handiwork, harvesting, illumination, iteration, machining, making, manufacture, manufacturing, maturation, milling, mining, molding, natural development, natural growth, nonviolent change, ornament, ornamentation, perfection, practicing, prefabrication, preparation, processing, producing, progress, progression, raising, reaffirmation, recap, recapitulation, recital, recountal, recounting, refinement, refining, rehash, rehearsal, reissue, reiteration, reprint, restatement, resume, retelling, review, ripening, rise, seasoning, shaping, smelting, summary, summing up, trim, trimming, unfolding, window dressing, working-out, workmanship

ROGET THESAURUS

elaboration

Improvement

N improvement, amelioration, melioration, betterment, mend, amendment, emendation, mending, advancement, advance, ascent, promotion, preferment, elevation, increase, cultivation, civilization, culture, march of intellect, menticulture, race-culture, eugenics, reform, reformation, revision, radical reform, second thoughts, correction, limoe labor, refinement, elaboration, purification, oxidation, repair, recovery, revise, new edition, reformer, radical, improving, progressive, improved, better, better off, better for, all the better for, better advised, reformatory, emendatory, reparatory, remedial, corrigible, improvable, accultural, on consideration, on reconsideration, on second thoughts, on better advice, ad melius inquirendum, urbent latericiam invenit marmoream reliquit.

Preparation

N preparation, providing, provision, providence, anticipation, precaution, preconcertation, predisposition, forecast, rehearsal, note of preparation, arrangement, clearance, adjustment, tuning, equipment, outfit, accouterment, armament, array, ripening, maturation, evolution, elaboration, concoction, digestion, gestation, batching, incubation, sitting, groundwork, first stone, cradle, stepping-stone, foundation, scaffold, scaffolding, echafaudage, training, inurement, novitiate, cooking, cookery, brewing, culinary art, tilling, plowing sowing, semination, cultivation, preparedness, readiness, ripeness, mellowness, maturity, un impromptu fait a loisir, preparer, trainer, pioneer, trailblazer, avant-courrier, avant-coureur, voortrekker, sappers and miners, pavior, navvy, packer, stevedore, warming pan, preparing, in preparation, in course of preparation, in agitation, in embryo, in hand, in train, afoot, afloat, on foot, on the stocks, on the anvil, under consideration, brewing, batching, forthcoming, brooding, in store for, in reserve, precautionary, provident, preparative, preparatory, provisional, inchoate, under revision, preliminary, prepared, in readiness, ready, ready to one's band, ready made, ready cut and dried: made to one's hand, handy, on the table, in gear, in working order, in working gear, snug, in practice, ripe, mature, mellow, pukka, practiced, labored, elaborate, highly-wrought, smelling of the lamp, worked up, in full feather, in best bib and tucker, in harness, at harness, in the saddle, in arms, in battle array, in war paint, up in arms, armed at all points, armed to the teeth, armed cap a pie, sword in hand, booted and spurred, in utrumque paratus, semper paratus, on the alert, at one's post, in preparation, in anticipation of, against, for, abroach, a bove majori discit arare minor, looking before and after, si vis pacem para bellum.

Completion

N completion, accomplishment, achievement, fulfillment, performance, execution, despatch, dispatch, consummation, culmination, finish, conclusion, close, terminus, winding up, finale, denouement, catastrophe, issue, upshot, result, final touch, last touch, crowning touch, finishing touch, finishing stroke, last finish, coup de grace, crowning of the edifice, coping-stone, keystone, missing link, superstructure, ne plus ultra, work done, fait accompli, elaboration, finality, completeness, completing, final, concluding, conclusive, crowning, exhaustive, done, completed, done for, sped, wrought out, highly wrought, thorough, ripe, completely, to crown all, out of hand, the race is run, actum est, finis coronat opus, consummatum est, c'en est fait, it is all over, the game is played out, the bubble has burst, aussitot dit aussitot fait, aut non tentaris aut perfice.


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