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From Middle English purifien, purifyen, from Old French purifier, purifiier, from Latin pūrificō, pūrificāre, from pūrus (pure; clean).

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purify (third-person singular simple present purifies, present participle purifying, simple past and past participle purified)

  1. (transitive) To cleanse, or rid of impurities.
  2. (transitive) To free from guilt or sin.
  3. (intransitive) To become pure.

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