- Present participle of stratify.
Variant of stratify
transitive verbstratified, stratifying
- to form or arrange in layers or strata
- to preserve (seeds) by placing them between layers of moisture-retaining soil, peat moss, etc.
- to classify or separate (people) into groups graded according to status as variously determined by birth, income, education, etc.
Origin of stratifyFrench stratifier ; from Modern Latin stratificare ; from Classical Latin stratum, layer + facere, to make: see stratum and amp; do
to become stratified