HyperDic: rarefy

English > 3 senses of the word rarefy:
VERBchangerarefylessen the density / density or solidity of
changerarefy, sublimate, subtilizemake more subtle or refined
changerarefy, attenuateweaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)
rarefy > pronunciation
Soundsreh'rahfay
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > rarefy: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaninglessen the density / density or solidity of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishespiritualizar
Nounsrarefactiona decrease in the density / density of something
English > rarefy: 3 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake more subtle or refined.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymssublimate, subtilize
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishsutilizar
Catalansubtilitzar
English > rarefy: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningweaken the consistency of (a chemical substance) .
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymattenuate
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broaderweakenlessen the strength of
Spanishatenuar, debilitar, enrarecer, suavizar
Catalanatenuar
Nounsrarefactiona decrease in the density / density of something

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