Latin explicāreexplicāt-to unfold, explainex-ex-plicāreto foldplek- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latinexplicāre, present active infinitive of explicō (“unfold", "to explain”).
Explicate Sentence Examples
There are some areas of life that rationalism cannot explicate.
To explicate, however, and purge the meaning of that "strong heart" and "clean" which the savage after his fashion can wish and ask for, remained the task of the higher and more self-conscious types of religion.