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English-German translation for: explain
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Dictionary English German: explain

Translation 1 - 47 of 47

English German
VERB  to explain | explained | explained ... 
SYNO   to excuse | to explain | to explain ... 
to explain sth.
etw.Akk. erklären [erläutern]
to explain sth. [spell out, clarify]
etw. verdeutlichen
to explain sth. [state reasons]
etw. begründen [eine Behauptung]
to explain sth.
etw. darlegen [erklären]
to explain sth.
etw. ausführen [genauer darstellen, erläutern]
to explain sth. [interpret]
etw. deuten
to explain sth. [state, demonstrate]
etw.Akk. dartun [geh.] [veraltet] [erklären]
to explain sth.
etw. verklamüsern [nordd.] [ugs.]
to explain sth. [elucidate]etw. deutlich machen
2 Words: Others
Explain yourself!Erklären Sie sich!
2 Words: Verbs
to explain awaysich herausreden
to explain oneselfsich rechtfertigen
to explain oneselfsich verantworten [rechtfertigen]
to explain rationallyrationalisieren
to explain sth. (to sb.) [elucidate](jdm.) etw.Akk. erläutern
to explain sth. awayetw.Akk. wegerklären
to explain sth. awayeine (plausible) Erklärung für etw. liefern
to explain sth. to sb.jdm. etw.Akk. auseinandersetzen
to explain sth. to sb.jdm. etw.Akk. verdeutschen [fig.] [ugs.]
to explain sth. to sb.jdm. etw.Akk. verklaren [ugs.] [nordd.] [erklären, deutlich machen, klarmachen]
to explain sth. to sb.jdm. etw. erklären
to explain sth. to sb.jdm. etw. verklabüstern [nordd.] [ugs.] [jdm. etw. erklären]
3 Words: Others
Let me explain.Darf ich es Ihnen erklären?
Pray explain (this). [aggressive reply to an obviously wrong argument]Erläutern Sie das bitte. [aggressive Antwort auf ein offensichtlich falsches Argument]
3 Words: Verbs
to explain a decisioneine Entscheidung begründen
to explain sth. more fullyetw. näher erklären
to explain the fameden Ruhm begründen
3 Words: Nouns
attempt to explainErklärungsversuch {m}
obligation to explainPflicht {f} zu erklären
4 Words: Others
Explain it to me.Klär mich auf.
sb. is trying to explainjd. versucht zu erklären
4 Words: Verbs
to be unable to explain sth.etw. nicht zu erklären vermögen [geh.]
to explain in more detailnäher erläutern
to explain sth. in rational termsetw. auf rationale Weise erklären
5+ Words: Others
Explain everything that is there.Erklären Sie, was es dort alles gibt.
Unverified First, I would like to explain to you, ...Zunächst möchte ich Ihnen erläutern, ... [Redewendung]
He will explain matters to you.Er wird Ihnen die Sache erklären. [formelle Anrede]
Let me explain this by an example.Lass mich das anhand eines Beispiels erklären.
Let me explain this with an example.Lass mich das anhand eines Beispiels erklären.
That doesn't even begin to explain it.Das erklärt es nicht einmal ansatzweise.
5+ Words: Verbs
to explain away one's errors with fantastical excuseseigene Fehler fantasievoll weginterpretieren
to explain sth. by taking the example of ... [considering the example of ...]etw. am Beispiel von ... erklären
idiom to explain sth. in a few wordsetw. in drei Worten erklären [ugs.]
to explain sth. in a non-technical wayetw. für den Laien verständlich erklären
to explain sth. in an intelligible manneretw. in verständlicher Form erklären
to explain the facts of life to children [idiom]Kinder (sexualkundlich) aufklären
to explain the facts of life to sb. [idiom]jdn. (sexuell) aufklären
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Q 2020-02-28: introduce yourself and explain why
A 2020-01-13: … young … men who are supposed/expected to explain …
A 2018-08-16: Very good point, Windfall. That's what I wanted to explain at 14:19.
Q 2018-08-10: Could someone explain how these translations of 'bullshit' differ? Thanks
A 2018-01-17: Thanks for the reply, schennielein. I explain the situation below.
Q 2018-01-08: The odds are even - please explain this
A 2017-06-07: Difficult to explain the difference.
A 2017-05-05: Explain
A 2017-02-09: "&" is HTML code for "ampersand". Sometimes this happens with an entry....
A 2017-01-11: Disambiguation (comments which explain the meaning of the word or phrase)...
Q 2017-01-06: Could you please explain me the meaning of the part in bold italics?
Q 2016-12-26: Could someone please explain how other people get votes delayed until they...
A 2016-11-10: Can you explain me more detailed? Thanks in advance
Q 2016-10-30: Could you please explain me the part in bold in other words?
A 2016-07-28: I can't help with the German but I can explain what it means :-)
A 2016-07-09: http://disposablediaper.net/faq/can-you-explain-the-manufacturing-process-...
A 2016-06-23: explain the part framed in red.
A 2016-06-15: Please explain the grammar part
A 2016-02-23: Well, this is not easy to explain.
Q 2016-02-06: Can you translate this sentence for me (or at least explain it)?

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