Definitions for clarifyˈklær əˌfaɪ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word clarify
clarify, clear up, elucidate(verb)
make clear and (more) comprehensible
"clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating
"clarify the butter"; "clarify beer"
To make clear or bright by freeing from feculent matter; to defecate; to fine; -- said of liquids, as wine or syrup.
To make clear; to free from obscurities; to brighten or illuminate.
To grow or become clear or transparent; to become free from feculent impurities, as wine or other liquid under clarification.
To grow clear or bright; to clear up.
Origin: From clarifier, from clarificare; clarus + facere.
to make clear or bright by freeing from feculent matter; to defecate; to fine; -- said of liquids, as wine or sirup
to make clear; to free from obscurities; to brighten or illuminate
to grow or become clear or transparent; to become free from feculent impurities, as wine or other liquid under clarification
to grow clear or bright; to clear up
Origin: [F. clarifier, from L. clarificare; clarus clear + facere to make. See Clear, and Fact.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'clarify' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4043
Rank popularity for the word 'clarify' in Verbs Frequency: #880
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We would like to clarify that the Company is not aware of the source of this news item.
To clarify the methodology, we are measuring online sales in the U.S. of the Apple Watch.
The parties want to clarify all other contractual modalities in the upcoming negotiations.
We now need to clarify the company's operating model... and introduce the necessary changes.
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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- пречиствам, избистрям се, изяснявам се, пречиствам се, избистрям, изяснявамBulgarian
- objasnit, vyjasnitCzech
- clarificar, aclararSpanish
- شفافسازی کردنPersian
- selkeyttää, seljetä, selventää, selvitä, selkeytyäFinnish
- ڕوون کردنKurdish
- whakamārama, whakamahukiMāori
- clarificar, aclarar, clarearPortuguese
- прояснять, прояснить, проясниться, очищать, чиститьRussian
- tydliggöra, förtydliga, klargöraSwedish
- arındırmak, halletmek, temizlemek, temizlenmek, çözmek, arınmakTurkish
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