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simplify

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of simplify

  1. 1 to make less complex <you need to simplify this process somewhat or you'll never finish it today> Synonyms streamline Related Words dumb down, oversimplify; prune, strip (down), trim; purify, refine Near Antonyms elaborate Antonyms complex, complexify, complicate, perplex, sophisticate

  2. 2 to make plain or understandable <the book simplifies for the layman some concepts of economics> Synonyms clarify, clear (up), construe, demonstrate, demystify, elucidate, explicate, expound, get across, illuminate, illustrate, interpret, explain, spell out, unriddleRelated Words decipher, decode; analyze, break down; disentangle, undo, unravel, unscramble, untangle; resolve, solve; define, specify; annotate, commentate, glossNear Antonyms befog, cloud; confound, confuse, obfuscateAntonyms obscure




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