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Meaning of SIMPLIFY

Pronunciation:  'simplu`fI

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make simpler or easier or reduce in complxity or extent; "We had to simplify the instructions"; "this move will simplify our lives"
 

SIMPLIFY is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Antonyms: complicate, perplex
 
 See Also: alter, change, oversimplify, reduce

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sim"pli*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Simplified}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Simplifying}.] [Cf. F. simplifier, LL.
simplificare. See {Simple}, and {-fy}.]
To make simple; to make less complex; to make clear by giving
the explanation for; to show an easier or shorter process for
doing or making.

      The collection of duties is drawn to a point, and so
      far simplified.                          --A. Hamilton.

      It is important, in scientific pursuits, to be caitious
      in simplifying our deductions.           --W.
                                               Nicholson.

 

 

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