Verb explicate has 2 senses
  1. explain, explicate - make palin and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of physics to his students"
    --1 is one way to inform
    Derived forms: noun explication1, noun explication2
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue explicate the movie
  2. explicate, formulate, develop - elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"
    --2 is one way to speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose
    Derived form: noun explication2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something