clarify definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • which will make clear or simpler to realize; elucidate: clarified the woman motives.
    • To away from confusion or uncertainty: simplify your brain.
    • to produce obvious by eliminating impurities or solid matter, as by warming carefully or filtering: make clear butter.
    • to create obvious or bright by freeing from feculent matter; to defecate; to good; -- said of liquids, as wine or sirup.
    • to produce obvious; to free from obscurities; to enhance or illuminate.
    • To glorify.
    • which will make clear or easier to understand; elucidate: clarified her objectives.
    • To free from confusion or anxiety: make clear the mind.
    • to create obvious by removing impurities or solid matter, as by warming carefully or filtering: simplify butter.
    • to help make obvious or brilliant by releasing from feculent matter; to defecate; to fine; -- said of fluids, as wine or sirup.
    • to produce clear; to free of obscurities; to brighten or illuminate.
    • To glorify.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • In order to become clear.
    • to develop or be clear or transparent; in order to become free of feculent impurities, as wine or any other fluid under clarification.
    • to develop obvious or brilliant; to clean up.
    • to be obvious.
    • to cultivate or be obvious or transparent; to become clear of feculent impurities, as wine or any other liquid under clarification.
    • To grow clear or brilliant; to clear-up.
  • verb:
    • In order to make obvious or bright by freeing from feculent matter; to defecate; to fine; -- stated of liquids, as wine or syrup.
    • to produce clear; to free from obscurities; to enhance or illuminate.
    • to cultivate or come to be obvious or transparent; to become without feculent impurities, as wine or any other liquid under clarification.
    • To grow clear or bright; to clean up.
    • To glorify.
    • make clear by eliminating impurities or solids, as by heating
    • make clear and (more) comprehensible
    • which will make obvious or bright by freeing from feculent matter; to defecate; to good; -- stated of liquids, as wine or syrup.
    • To make clear; to clear of obscurities; to enhance or illuminate.
    • to cultivate or be clear or clear; in order to become free of feculent impurities, as wine or any other liquid under clarification.
    • To grow obvious or brilliant; to clear-up.
    • To glorify.
    • make clear by detatching impurities or solids, as by heating
    • explain and (much more) comprehensible
  • others:
    • To glorify.
    • to help make obvious; particularly, purify from feculent matter; defecate; fine: applied particularly to liquors: as, to simplify wine or saccharine syrup. See clarification.
    • To brighten; cleanse; explain, in a figurative feeling; free of obscurities or defects; render luminous; render smart or intelligible.
    • to develop or become clear or free of feculent matter; become pure, as liquors: because, cider clarifies by fermentation.
    • To become clear intellectually; grow obvious or perspicuous.
    • To glorify.
    • to help make obvious; specially, cleanse from feculent matter; defecate; good: applied specifically to liquors: because, to explain wine or saccharine syrup. See clarification.
    • To brighten; purify; explain, in a figurative sense; free of obscurities or flaws; render luminous; render smart or intelligible.
    • to develop or become obvious or without feculent matter; become pure, as liquors: because, cider clarifies by fermentation.
    • In order to become obvious intellectually; grow obvious or perspicuous.

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