- To reduce in complexity or extent.
- To reduce to fundamental parts.
- To make easier to understand.
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.
Origin of simplify
- French simplifier from Old French from Medieval Latin simplificāre Latin simplus simple simple Latin -ficāre -fy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition