Synonyms for (noun) sophisticate

Synonyms: sophisticate, man of the world

Definition: a worldly-wise person

Similar words: adult, grownup

Definition: a fully developed person from maturity onward

Synonyms for (verb) sophisticate

Synonyms: sophisticate

Definition: make more complex or refined

Usage: a sophisticated design

Similar words: elaborate, complicate, refine, rarify

Definition: make more complex, intricate, or richer

Usage: refine a design or pattern


Synonyms: sophisticate, doctor, doctor up

Definition: alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive

Usage: Sophisticate rose water with geraniol

Similar words: adulterate, dilute, debase, load, stretch

Definition: corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones

Usage: adulterate liquor


Synonyms: sophisticate, pervert, convolute, twist, twist around

Definition: practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive

Usage: Don't twist my words

Similar words: denote, refer

Definition: have as a meaning

Usage: `multi-' denotes `many'


Synonyms: sophisticate

Definition: make less natural or innocent

Usage: Their manners had sophisticated the young girls

Similar words: civilise, civilize, train, school, educate, cultivate

Definition: teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment

Usage: Cultivate your musical taste; Train your tastebuds; She is well schooled in poetry