Clarify Clar"i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clarified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clarifying}.] [F. clarifier, from L. clarificare; clarus clear + facere to make. See {Clear}, and {Fact}.] 1. To make clear or bright by freeing from feculent matter; to defecate; to fine; -- said of liquids, as wine or sirup. ``Boiled and clarified.'' --Ure. [1913 Webster]

2. To make clear; to free from obscurities; to brighten or illuminate. [1913 Webster]

To clarify his reason, and to rectify his will. --South. [1913 Webster]

3. To glorify. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Fadir, clarifie thi name. --Wyclif (John ii. 28). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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