Analyzing a book to discover its meaning is an example of a time when you explicate.
transitive verb-·cat·ed, -·cat·ing
Origin of explicatefrom Classical Latin explicatus, past participle of explicare, to unfold from ex-, out + plicare, to fold: see flax
transitive verbex·pli·cat·ed, ex·pli·cat·ing, ex·pli·cates
Origin of explicateLatin explicāre explicāt- to unfold, explain ex- ex- plicāre to fold ; see plek- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present explicates, present participle explicating, simple past and past participle explicated)
(comparative more explicate, superlative most explicate)
- (obsolete) Evolved; unfolded.
From Latin explicāre, present active infinitive of explicō (“unfold", "to explain”).