purify - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈpjʊərɪfaɪ/
present tense
I/you/we/theypurify
he/she/itpurifies
present participlepurifying
past tensepurified
past participlepurified
  1. 1
    to make something clean by removing dirty or harmful substances from it

    The rooms are fitted with systems that purify the air and water.

  2. 2
    to make a person holy or without evil

    the need to purify the soul

derived word

purifier

noun [countable]
singularpurifier
pluralpurifiers