- Simplify is to make something less complicated or less cluttered.
- An example of simplify is when you explain a tough math concept in really easy terms for a child to understand.
- An example of simplify is when you cut out a lot of the activities that were making you busy and stressed.
simplify definition by Webster's New World
simplify definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb sim·pli·fied, sim·pli·fy·ing, sim·pli·fies
To make simple or simpler, as:
a. To reduce in complexity or extent.
b. To reduce to fundamental parts.
c. To make easier to understand.
Origin: French simplifier, from Old French, from Medieval Latin simplificāre : Latin simplus, simple; see simple + Latin -ficāre, -fy.
- simˌpli·fi·caˈtion noun
- simˈpli·fiˌer noun