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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