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refine

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1 refine

Improve or perfect by pruning or polishing:
— Refine one's style of writing.

synoniemen: down, fine-tune, polish.

Roget 652: be clean, render clean etc. adj.; clean, cleanse; mundify, rinse, wring, flush, full, wipe, mop, sponge, ... meer laten zien

Roget 477: judge intuitively, judge by intuition; hazard a proposition, hazard a guess, talk at random.    reason ill, falsely etc. adj.; misjudge etc. 481; paralogize.    ... meer laten zien



2 refine

Make more complex, intricate, or richer:
— Refine a design or pattern.

synoniemen: complicate, elaborate, rarify.

Nederlands: compliceren

3 refine

Treat or prepare so as to put in a usable condition.

4 refine

Reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities:
— Refine sugar.

synoniem: rectify.

Nederlands: veredelen, verrijken

5 refine

Attenuate or reduce in vigor, strength, or intensity by polishing or purifying.

6 refine

Make more precise or increase the discriminatory powers of.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abate, abrade, abstract, acculturate, advance, ameliorate, amend, bate, beautify, better, bolt, boost, bring forward, carve, chisel, civilize, clarify, cleanse, clear, colliquate ... meer laten zien.

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