Translation of "explain" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /ɪkˈspleɪn/ us /ɪkˈspleɪn/

A2 to make something clear or easy to understand by giving reasons for it

Can you explain why you did this?
Can you explain to me how this phone works?
He explained that he was going to stay with his sister.

(Translation of “explain” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)