Meaning of purify
Pronunciation: (pyoor'u-fī"), [key]
— v., -fied, -fy•ing.
- to make pure; free from anything that debases, pollutes, adulterates, or contaminates: to purify metals.
- to free from foreign, extraneous, or objectionable elements: to purify a language.
- to free from guilt or evil.
- to clear or purge (usually fol. by of or from).
- to make clean for ceremonial or ritual use.
- to become pure.
- purify (Thesaurus)