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Synonyms for clarify
ˈklær əˌfaɪclar·i·fy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clarify, clear up, elucidateverb

    make clear and (more) comprehensible

    "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"

    Synonyms:
    brighten, get through, enlighten, crystalize, clear up, crystalise, elucidate, illuminate, crystallize, sort out, polish off, clear, wrap up, mop up, finish up, crystallise, light up, finish off, straighten out, shed light on

    Antonyms:
    obfuscate

  2. clarifyverb

    make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating

    "clarify the butter"; "clarify beer"

    Synonyms:
    elucidate, clear up

    Antonyms:
    obfuscate

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  1. clarifyverb

    Synonyms:
    purify, clear, make clear

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How to use clarify in a sentence?

  1. Kevin Cramer:

    The larger concern is what seems to be a lack of communication discipline coming out of the White House, i think some of that is driven by the desire to have an immediate response to everything. And you hate to have to clarify all the time. I'd prefer that they wait a couple of hours, half a day, and get everything right the first time so you don't raise more suspicion.

  2. Chairman Jason Lin:

    It is their responsibility to prove that they are innocent, that's why we ask them to conduct an investigation and clarify if it is not related to the company.

  3. Suzanne Lydon:

    She's very thoughtful, des Moines's done a tremendous amount of work to clarify Des Moines policy goals. Des Moines's done more work to back up those plans than a lot of other Democratic candidates.

  4. Chief Data Officer Kanishka Agarwal:

    To clarify the methodology, we are measuring online sales in the U.S. of the Apple Watch.

  5. Anthony Ong:

    More research is also needed to clarify the brain mechanisms underlying the association between loneliness and cognitive decline in old age and the extent to which such decline is reversible through intervention.


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  • пречиствам се, изяснявам се, пречиствам, избистрям се, изяснявам, избистрямBulgarian
  • vyjasnit, objasnitCzech
  • klarlæggeDanish
  • pliklarigiEsperanto
  • aclarar, clarificarSpanish
  • شفاف‌سازی کردنPersian
  • selkeyttää, selkeytyä, seljetä, selventää, selvitäFinnish
  • הבהירHebrew
  • ڕوون کردنKurdish
  • whakamārama, whakamahukiMāori
  • verduidelijkenDutch
  • clarear, aclarar, clarificarPortuguese
  • ch'uyayachiyQuechua
  • clarificaRomanian
  • прояснить, чистить, проясниться, очищать, прояснятьRussian
  • klargöra, tydliggöra, förtydligaSwedish
  • స్పష్టీకరించుTelugu
  • çözmek, halletmek, temizlenmek, temizlemek, arınmak, arındırmakTurkish
  • clarifyUkrainian

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