Definitions for clarifyˈklær əˌfaɪ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]

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


Translations for clarify

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  • 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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