Definition of simplify
simplificationplay \ˌsim-plə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun
simplifierplay \ˈsim-plə-ˌfī(-ə)r\ noun
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: 1759See Words from the same year
SIMPLIFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of simplify for English Language Learners
: to make (something) easier to do or understand
SIMPLIFY Defined for Kids
Definition of simplify for Students
: to make simple or simpler : make easier
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