- 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.
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transitive verb sim·pli·fied, sim·pli·fy·ing, sim·pli·fies
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