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Definitions for refined
rɪˈfaɪndre·fined

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refinedadjective

    (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel

    "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"

  2. refined, processedadjective

    freed from impurities by processing

    "refined sugar"; "refined oil"; "to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare

  3. polished, refined, svelte, urbaneadjective

    showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience

    "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"

  4. elegant, graceful, refinedadjective

    suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

  5. neat, refined, tastefuladjective

    free from what is tawdry or unbecoming

    "a neat style"; "a neat set of rules"; "she hated to have her neat plans upset"

Wiktionary

  1. refinedadjective

    Showing or having good feelings or good taste.

    Ozzie and Harriet are refined people.

  2. refinedadjective

    An absence of coarseness.

  3. refinedadjective

    Not vulgar.

  4. refinedadjective

    Without impurities.

    The sugar was refined, not gritty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Refined

    of Refine

  2. Refinedadjective

    freed from impurities or alloy; purifed; polished; cultured; delicate; as; refined gold; refined language; refined sentiments

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of refined in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of refined in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of refined in a Sentence

  1. Jason Modglin:

    Keystone would have absolutely made a difference because it would have lowered the cost of Canadian crude to get to the markets that it needs to get to in order to be refined and shipped to be utilized here in the United States, and so by canceling Keystone, it artificially raises the price of Canadian oil and allows for the Russians to undercut that.

  2. Willy Lam:

    Over the last two years or so, the propaganda has become less refined. There's a big market for this kind of crude nationalism.

  3. Luther Markwart:

    For things like sugar and other refined products that don't contain the genetic material, the law does not apply to us.

  4. Wang Zhao:

    Domestic demand for refined oil products is very weak, which sent prices of the refined products down and largely reduced the revenue at refineries, but meanwhile raw material prices were high.

  5. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    When in disagreement, do not employ a vulgar, defaming or callow response; in the absence of logic, respond in a refined manner; word choice and tone always matter.

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