Definitions for clarifyˈklær əˌfaɪ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word clarify

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clarify, clear up, elucidate(verb)

    make clear and (more) comprehensible

    "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"

  2. clarify(verb)

    make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating

    "clarify the butter"; "clarify beer"

Wiktionary

  1. clarify(Verb)

    To make clear or bright by freeing from feculent matter; to defecate; to fine; -- said of liquids, as wine or syrup.

  2. clarify(Verb)

    To make clear; to free from obscurities; to brighten or illuminate.

  3. clarify(Verb)

    To grow or become clear or transparent; to become free from feculent impurities, as wine or other liquid under clarification.

  4. clarify(Verb)

    To grow clear or bright; to clear up.

  5. clarify(Verb)

    To glorify.

  6. Origin: From clarifier, from clarificare; clarus + facere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clarify(verb)

    to make clear or bright by freeing from feculent matter; to defecate; to fine; -- said of liquids, as wine or sirup

  2. Clarify(verb)

    to make clear; to free from obscurities; to brighten or illuminate

  3. Clarify(verb)

    to glorify

  4. Clarify(verb)

    to grow or become clear or transparent; to become free from feculent impurities, as wine or other liquid under clarification

  5. Clarify(verb)

    to grow clear or bright; to clear up

  6. Origin: [F. clarifier, from L. clarificare; clarus clear + facere to make. See Clear, and Fact.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Clarify

    klar′i-fī, v.t. to make clear or pure.—v.i. to become clear:—pr.p. clar′ifying; pa.p. clar′ified.—ns. Clarificā′tion; Clar′ifier, that which clarifies or purifies. [L. clarus, clear, and facĕre, to make.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'clarify' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4043

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'clarify' in Verbs Frequency: #880

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clarify in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clarify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Novartis AG:

    We would like to clarify that the Company is not aware of the source of this news item.

  2. Chief Data Officer Kanishka Agarwal:

    To clarify the methodology, we are measuring online sales in the U.S. of the Apple Watch.

  3. Deutsche Boerse:

    The parties want to clarify all other contractual modalities in the upcoming negotiations.

  4. Sirpa Paatero:

    We now need to clarify the company's operating model... and introduce the necessary changes.

  5. Brian Bosma:

    We don’t believe that will be the effect, we are looking at options to clarify that that's the case.

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Translations for clarify

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • пречиствам, избистрям се, изяснявам се, пречиствам се, избистрям, изяснявамBulgarian
  • objasnit, vyjasnitCzech
  • pliklarigiEsperanto
  • clarificar, aclararSpanish
  • شفاف‌سازی کردنPersian
  • selkeyttää, seljetä, selventää, selvitä, selkeytyäFinnish
  • הבהירHebrew
  • ڕوون کردنKurdish
  • whakamārama, whakamahukiMāori
  • verduidelijkenDutch
  • clarificar, aclarar, clarearPortuguese
  • ch'uyayachiyQuechua
  • clarificaRomanian
  • прояснять, прояснить, проясниться, очищать, чиститьRussian
  • tydliggöra, förtydliga, klargöraSwedish
  • స్పష్టీకరించుTelugu
  • arındırmak, halletmek, temizlemek, temizlenmek, çözmek, arınmakTurkish

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