There are 2 translations of elaborate in Spanish:

elaborate1

adj

/ɪˈlæbərət/
  • 1.1 [decoration/design/hairstyle] complicado, intrincado, muy elaborado
    More example sentences
    • She looked as imperious and haughty as ever; her graying blue-silver hair swept up into an intricate coif, the elaborate detail of its design matching even her extravagant evening gown.
    • There were some matters the tribunal did not refer to although they could have, and some minor errors in relation to the details of this elaborate and complicated scheme.
    • The buildings were all made of white stone, built carefully with elaborate details, as if every family lived in a miniature castle.
    1.2 [plan/arrangements] minucioso, detallado in elaborate detail con todo detalle, muy minuciosamente
    More example sentences
    • Faking an elaborate yawn, I sneak a glance over my shoulder just in time to see her naked back as she leaves.
    • It is an elaborate, extravagant and bloated undertaking that not only throws in the kitchen sink but the fire extinguisher, too.
    • ‘That sounds good,’ Cici said with an elaborate yawn, and laid her head on the side of the car.
    1.3 [meal] de mucho trabajo 1.4 [joke/excuse] rebuscado

Definition of elaborate in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day camisa
f
shirt …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is a public holiday in Chile (Día de la Independencia)

There are 2 translations of elaborate in Spanish:

elaborate2

vt

/ɪˈlæbəreɪt/
  • [theory/plan] elaborar, idear
    More example sentences
    • If she had done so, he would have had to elaborate his policy ambitions in detail.
    • Sitting in front of their seaside cottage, he elaborates his theory.
    • Not surprisingly, he elaborates a theory of the relationship between music and money.
    More example sentences
    • In this article, then, I will elaborate on these concerns and use some well-known poems.
    • He did not elaborate on concerns regarding the immigration office.
    • A spokeswoman for the inquiry refused to elaborate on the concerns but said they would eventually be made public in a witness statement.

vi

/ɪˈlæbəreɪt/
  • dar* (más) detalles, entrar en detalles or explicaciones to elaborate on o upon sth ampliar* algo, explicar* algo en mayor detalle

Definition of elaborate in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day camisa
f
shirt …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is a public holiday in Chile (Día de la Independencia)