disambiguate

verb
dis·​am·​big·​u·​ate | \ ˌdis-am-ˈbi-gyə-ˌwāt How to pronounce disambiguate (audio) , -gyü-ˌāt\
disambiguated; disambiguating

Definition of disambiguate

transitive verb

linguistics
: to establish a single semantic or grammatical interpretation for needed to disambiguate the phrase

Other Words from disambiguate

disambiguation \ ˌdis-​am-​ˌbi-​gyə-​ˈwā-​shən How to pronounce disambiguation (audio) , -​gyü-​ˈā-​ \ noun

First Known Use of disambiguate

1960, in the meaning defined above

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