00893435-v 'serve as a reason or cause or justification of'; V2; 
 
English explain 7 ( ) , excuse 2 ( )
Indonesian memperjelas , membeberkan , membayankan , menegaskan , mempertegas , menghamparkan , membentangkan , berkilah , mencuraikan , mensyarahkan , menerangkan , menjelaskan , mengulas , mengagak-agihkan
Japanese 理由になる , 正当化 , 正当化+する
Definitions
Japanese
理由、原因、正当化として機能する
遅くまで寝る必要があるというのは、仕事に遅刻する言い訳にはならない; 彼女の最近の離婚は、再び現在まで彼女の嫌気を説明するかもしれない
English
serve as a reason or cause or justification of
Your need to sleep late does not excuse your late arrival at work; Her recent divorce may explain her reluctance to date again
Relations
Hyponym: alibi
Hypernym: justify
Semantic Field: communicationv
Verb Frames
Something ----s something;  
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TempoWN: (Past: 0.000; Present: 0.006; Future: 0.000)

SentiWN: (+0.00 -0.00) MLSentiCon: (+0.12 -0.00)


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