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simplify

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transitive verb sim·pli·fy \ˈsim-plə-ˌfī\

Simple Definition of simplify

  • : to make (something) easier to do or understand

Full Definition of simplify

sim·pli·fiedsim·pli·fy·ing

  1. :  to make simple or simpler: asa :  to reduce to basic essentialsb :  to diminish in scope or complexity :  streamline <was urged to simplify management procedures>c :  to make more intelligible :  clarify

sim·pli·fi·ca·tion play \ˌsim-plə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun
sim·pli·fi·er play \ˈsim-plə-ˌfī(-ə)r\ noun

Examples of simplify

  1. Microwave ovens have simplified cooking.

  2. The new software should simplify the process.

  3. The forms have been simplified.



Origin of simplify

French simplifier, from Medieval Latin simplificare, from simplus simple


First Known Use: 1759


SIMPLIFY Defined for Kids

simplify

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verb sim·pli·fy \ˈsim-plə-ˌfī\

Definition of simplify

sim·pli·fiedsim·pli·fy·ing

  1. :  to make simple or simpler :  make easier





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