Synonyms of explanation in English:

explanation


See definition of explanation

noun

1‘an explanation of the ideas contained in the essay’

SYNONYMS
clarification, simplification
description, report, version, statement
elucidation, exposition, expounding, explication, delineation
gloss, interpretation, deciphering, decoding, translation, commentary, exegesis
demonstration, illustration
resolution, solution
informal the why and wherefore

2‘I suppose I owe you an explanation about Louise’

SYNONYMS
account, reason
justification, excuse, alibi, apologia, rationalization, rationale
defence, vindication, mitigation
rare extenuation