What does clarify mean?

Definitions for clarify
ˈklær əˌfaɪclar·i·fy

Here are all the 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

How to pronounce clarify?

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How to say clarify in sign language?

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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

Examples of clarify in a Sentence

  1. Cali Yost:

    Clarify that up front.

  2. Sung Kim:

    There are things that I have to clarify.

  3. Novartis AG:

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

  4. Sung Kim:

    There are things that I have to clarify, there are things that I have to clarify as well.

  5. Chief Data Officer Kanishka Agarwal:

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

Images & Illustrations of clarify

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Translations for clarify

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  • пречиствам, избистрям се, изяснявам се, пречиствам се, избистрям, изяснявамBulgarian
  • objasnit, vyjasnitCzech
  • klarlæggeDanish
  • 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
  • з'ясуватиUkrainian

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