Definitions for purifyˈpyʊər əˌfaɪ
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purify, sublimate, make pure, distill(verb)
remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
"purify the water"
purify, purge, sanctify(verb)
make pure or free from sin or guilt
"he left the monastery purified"
become clean or pure or free of guilt and sin
"The hippies came to the ashram in order to purify"
To cleanse (something), or rid (it) of impurities
To free (someone) from guilt or sin
to make pure or clear from material defilement, admixture, or imperfection; to free from extraneous or noxious matter; as, to purify liquors or metals; to purify the blood; to purify the air
hence, in figurative uses: (a) To free from guilt or moral defilement; as, to purify the heart
to free from ceremonial or legal defilement
to free from improprieties or barbarisms; as, to purify a language
to grow or become pure or clear
Origin: [F. purifier, L. purificare; purus pure + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See Pure, and -fy.]
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