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Definition of Pure


  1. Separate from all heterogeneous or extraneous matter; free from mixture or combination; clean; mere; simple; unmixed; as, pure water; pure clay; pure air; pure compassion.
  2. Free from moral defilement or quilt; hence, innocent; guileless; chaste; -- applied to persons.
  3. Free from that which harms, vitiates, weakens, or pollutes; genuine; real; perfect; -- applied to things and actions.
  4. Ritually clean; fitted for holy services.
  5. Of a single, simple sound or tone; -- said of some vowels and the unaspirated consonants.
More "Pure" Quotations

Pure Translations

pure in Afrikaans is skoon, suiwer
pure in Danish is ren
pure in Dutch is zindelijk, puur, helder, rein, schoon
pure in Finnish is puhdas
pure in French is pur, pudique
pure in Hungarian is tiszta
pure in Italian is pulito, pudico
pure in Latin is incorruptus, incontaminatus, purus, putus
pure in Norwegian is ren
pure in Portuguese is puro
pure in Spanish is puro, mondo, limpio, casto
pure in Swedish is ren, oblandad, idel