Definition for SIM'PLI-FY

SIM'PLI-FY, v.t. [L. simplex, simple, and facio, to make; Fr. simplifier.]

To make simple; to reduce what is complex to greater simplicity; to make plain or easy. The collection of duties is drawn to a point, and so far simplified. – Hamilton. It is important in scientific pursuits, to be cautious in simplifying our deductions. – Nicholson. This is the true way to simplify the study of science. – Lavoisier, Trans.

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