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SIMPLIFY (simplified)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does simplify mean? 

SIMPLIFY (verb)
  The verb SIMPLIFY has 1 sense:

1. make simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent

  Familiarity information: SIMPLIFY used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SIMPLIFY (verb)


Sense 1simplify [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context examples:

We had to simplify the instructions / this move will simplify our lives

Hypernyms (to "simplify" is one way to...):

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "simplify"):

reduce (make less complex)

oversimplify (make too simple)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

Antonym:

complicate (make more complicated)


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