Definition of simplify
simplified
;simplifying
transitive verb
: to make simple or simpler: such asa : to reduce to basic essentialsb : to diminish in scope or complexity : streamline was urged to simplify management proceduresc : to make more intelligible : clarify
Examples of simplify in a sentence
Microwave ovens have simplified cooking.
The new software should simplify the process.
The forms have been simplified.
Origin and Etymology of simplify
French simplifier, from Medieval Latin simplificare, from simplus simple
First Known Use: 1759
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: to make (something) easier to do or understand
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simplified
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: to make simple or simpler : make easier
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