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__UK__[ˈsɪmplɪfaɪ] /__US__[ˈsɪmplɪˌfaɪ]__verb__*[*__transitive__*]***Word forms "simplify":**

__present tense__I/you/we/they simplify he/she/it simplifies__present participle__simplifying__past tense__simplified__past participle__simplified1) to make something less complicated or difficultThe technology has been simplified so that anyone can use it.

Simplify your life by shopping online.

2)__maths__to make something such as a fraction or an equation simpler by removing those numbers or symbols that are the same in each part of it**Derived words:**

**simplification**

__UK__[ˌsɪmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n] /__US____noun____countable__/__uncountable__**Word forms "simplification":**

__singular__simplification__plural__simplifications**simplified**

__adjective__

*English dictionary.
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**simplify**— 1650s, from Fr. simplifier to make simpler (15c.), from M.L. simplificare to simplify, from L. simplex simple (see SIMPLEX (Cf. simplex)) + root of facere to make (see FACTITIOUS (Cf. factitious)). Meaning to make easier to do is from 1759 … Etymology dictionary**Simplify**— Sim pli*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Simplified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Simplifying}.] [Cf. F. simplifier, LL. simplificare. See {Simple}, and { fy}.] To make simple; to make less complex; to make clear by giving the explanation for; to show an easier or… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**simplify**— I (clarify) verb clear up, elucidate, explain, make dear, make plain, unfold, untwist II (make easier) verb disentangle, make plain, streamline, uncomplicate, unravel III index clarify … Law dictionary**simplify**— [v] make easy, intelligible abridge, analyze, boil down, break down, break it down, chasten, clarify, clean it up*, clean up, clear up, cut down, cut the frills*, decipher, disentangle, disinvolve, draw a picture*, elucidate, explain, facilitate … New thesaurus**simplify**— ► VERB (simplifies, simplified) ▪ make more simple. DERIVATIVES simplification noun … English terms dictionary**simplify**— [sim′plə fī΄] vt. simplified, simplifying [Fr simplifier < ML simplificare: see SIMPLE & FY] to make simpler, less complex, etc.; make easier simplification n. simplifier n … English World dictionary**Simplify**— Infobox Album | Name = Simplify Type = studio Artist = Ryan Shupe The RubberBand Released = 1996 Recorded = Ocean Floor Studios Genre = Bluegrass Label = Tydal Wave Capitol Nashville Producer = Ryan Shupe Reviews = Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://www … Wikipedia**simplify**— verb ADVERB ▪ considerably, greatly, radically, vastly ▪ The whole process has now been greatly simplified. ▪ The model must radically simplify a complex and changing world. ▪ … Collocations dictionary**simplify**— [[t]sɪ̱mplɪfaɪ[/t]] simplifies, simplifying, simplified VERB If you simplify something, you make it easier to understand or you remove the things which make it complex. [V n] The aim of the scheme is to simplify the complex social security system … English dictionary**simplify**— transitive verb ( fied; fying) Etymology: French simplifier, from Medieval Latin simplificare, from simplus simple Date: 1759 to make simple or simpler: as a. to reduce to basic essentials b. to diminish in scope or complexity ; streamline < was… … New Collegiate Dictionary