Simplify Sim"pli*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Simplified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Simplifying}.] [Cf. F. simplifier, LL. simplificare. See {Simple}, and {-fy}.] To make simple; to make less complex; to make clear by giving the explanation for; to show an easier or shorter process for doing or making. [1913 Webster]

The collection of duties is drawn to a point, and so far simplified. --A. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

It is important, in scientific pursuits, to be caitious in simplifying our deductions. --W. Nicholson. [1913 Webster]

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