Elaborated


Elaborated
Elaborate E*lab"o*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Elaborated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Elaborating}.] 1. To produce with labor [1913 Webster]

They in full joy elaborate a sigh, --Young. [1913 Webster]

2. To perfect with painstaking; to improve or refine with labor and study, or by successive operations; as, to elaborate a painting or a literary work. [1913 Webster]

The sap is . . . still more elaborated and exalted as it circulates through the vessels of the plant. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.