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Synonyms for sophisticate
səˈfɪs tɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt; -ˌkeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sophisticate, man of the world(verb)

    a worldly-wise person

    Synonyms:
    man of the world

  2. sophisticate(verb)

    make less natural or innocent

    "Their manners had sophisticated the young girls"

    Synonyms:
    doctor up, twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, doctor

  3. twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate(verb)

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

    "Don't twist my words"

    Synonyms:
    bend, wriggle, doctor up, wrick, doctor, wind, deform, twist, abuse, demoralise, rick, misdirect, debase, worm, demoralize, flex, convolute, writhe, profane, wrench, turn, convolve, subvert, vitiate, sprain, curve, deprave, twist around, corrupt, twine, distort, wrestle, squirm, pervert, debauch, misuse

  4. sophisticate, doctor, doctor up(verb)

    alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive

    "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"

    Synonyms:
    pervert, fix, furbish up, twist around, restore, twist, convolute, repair, mend, bushel, doctor, doctor up, touch on

  5. sophisticate(verb)

    make more complex or refined

    "a sophisticated design"

    Synonyms:
    doctor up, twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, doctor

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sophisticate

    Synonyms:
    artificialize, demoralize, debase, corrupt, vitiate, spoil, pervert

    Antonyms:
    naturalize, simplify, purify, train, improve, correct, refine, reform

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sophisticate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    adulterate, debase, vitiate, pervert, corrupt

  2. sophisticate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    adulterated, spurious, counterfeit, debased, vitiated, perverted, corrupted, sophisticated

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