Wrought with labor; finished with great care; studied; executed with exactness or painstaking; as, an elaborate discourse; an elaborate performance; elaborate research.
- Planned or executed with painstaking attention to numerous parts or details.
- Intricate and rich in detail.
- To work out with care and detail; develop thoroughly.
- To produce by effort; create.
- To become elaborate.
- To express at greater length or in greater detail: asked me to elaborate on my proposal.