- 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.
transitive verbsim·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 of simplifyFrench simplifier, from Old French, from Medieval Latin simplificāre : Latin simplus, simple; see simple + Latin -ficāre, -fy.