Synonyms for purify

Synonyms for (verb) purify

Synonyms: purify, distill, make pure, sublimate

Definition: remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation

Usage: purify the water

Similar words: meliorate, improve, ameliorate, amend, better

Definition: to make better

Usage: The editor improved the manuscript with his changes

Synonyms: purge, purify, sanctify

Definition: make pure or free from sin or guilt

Usage: he left the monastery purified

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: purify

Definition: become clean or pure or free of guilt and sin

Usage: The hippies came to the ashram in order to purify

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

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