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Definition of "simplify" []

  • To make simple or simpler, as: (verb-transitive)
  • To reduce in complexity or extent. (verb-transitive)
  • To reduce to fundamental parts. (verb-transitive)
  • To make easier to understand. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "simplify" in a sentence
  • "The word 'simplify,' the word 'sanctuary,' the word 'relax.'"
  • "I like that, this is what I call simplify the model if it start to get too complex."
  • "A man can, in short, simplify the problem somewhat by a process of reasoning based on memory."