HyperDic: simplify

English > 1 sense of the word simplify:
VERBchangesimplifymake simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent
simplify > pronunciation
Soundssih'mplahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > simplify: 1 sense > verb 1, change
Meaningmake simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "We had to simplify the instructions"
  • "this move will simplify our lives"
Narroweroversimplifymake too simple
reducemake less complex
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositecomplicate, perplexmake more complicated
Spanishsimplificar
Catalansimplificar
Nounssimplificationelimination of superfluous details
simplificationthe act of reducing complexity
simplificationan explanation that omits superfluous details and reduces complexity

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