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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.

ChatGPT

  1. refined

    Refined refers to something that has been purified, improved, or polished, often through a process of removal of impurities or unwanted elements. It can relate to substances such as metals or sugar, to a person's manners or tastes that are sophisticated and cultured, or to ideas or methods that are developed and improved over time. Aside from material and behavioural aspects, it can also denote an advanced stage of intellectual and moral development.

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. John Raymond:

    There are, as you can imagine, thousands and thousands of actions that are going to have to take place, everything from what does the uniform look like, to the logo, all the way up to who's in the Space Force and who's not in the Space Force, that work is being planned and will continue to be refined.

  3. Abigail Anthony:

    The condom art competition is crude and undignified. I wish that Princeton University was celebrating Valentine’s Day with a more meaningful and refined event.

  4. Georg Riedel:

    From there, you could, step by step, be more refined and be more interested, if you fall in love with a varietal, maybe it’s time to move on to a varietal-specific glass.

  5. Matteo Boggio Robutti:

    Light yellow and transparent olive oil indicates a very poor quality or a chemically refined one.

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