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Definition of Purify


  1. To make pure or clear from material defilement, admixture, or imperfection; to free from extraneous or noxious matter; as, to purify liquors or metals; to purify the blood; to purify the air.
  2. Hence, in figurative uses: (a) To free from guilt or moral defilement; as, to purify the heart.
  3. To free from ceremonial or legal defilement.
  4. To free from improprieties or barbarisms; as, to purify a language.
  5. To grow or become pure or clear.
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Purify Translations

purify in German is reinigen, veredeln
purify in Italian is forbire
purify in Latin is defaeco
purify in Spanish is purificar
purify in Swedish is rena