1. To produce with labour They in full joy elaborate a sigh, (Young)

2. To perfect with painstaking; to improve or refine with labour and study, or by successive operations; as, to elaborate a painting or a literary work. The sap is . . . Still more elaborated and exalted as it circulates through the vessels of the plant. (Arbuthnot)

Origin: Elaborated; Elaborating.

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