Synonyms of 'shed or throw light on something'
▷ See light
explainDictionary, clarify, make clear
A new approach may shed light on the problem.
Copyright © 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
To clarify something means to make it easier to understand, usually by explaining it in more detail.
A bank spokesman was unable to clarify the situation.
If you elucidate something, you make it clear and easy to understand.
He refused to elucidate the reasons for his decision.
Thesaurus for shed or throw light on something from the Collins English Thesaurus