refined

adjective

Definition of refined

  1. 1 :  free from impurities

  2. 2 :  fastidious, cultivated

  3. 3 :  precise, exact <a refined test for radioactivity>

Examples of refined in a sentence

  1. She has become more refined in her painting technique.

  2. He has very refined manners.

  3. refined and elegant works of art

1582

First Known Use of refined

1582


REFINED Defined for English Language Learners

refined

adjective

Definition of refined for English Language Learners

  • : free of unwanted substances

  • : improved to be more precise or exact

  • : having or showing the good education, polite manners, etc., that are expected in people who belong to a high social class


REFINED Defined for Kids

refined

adjective re·fined \ri-ˈfīnd\

Definition of refined for Students

  1. 1 :  having or showing good taste or training <She has refined manners.>

  2. 2 :  freed from impurities :  pure <refined gold>



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