Meaning of sophisticate

so•phis•ti•cate

Pronunciation: (n., adj.su-fis'ti-kit, -kāt"v.su-fis'ti-kāt"), [key]
— n., adj., v., -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
—n.
  1. a sophisticated person.
—adj.
  1. sophisticated.
—v.t.
  1. to make less natural, simple, or ingenuous; make worldly-wise.
  2. to alter; pervert:recognition. to sophisticate a meaning beyond
—v.i.
  1. to use sophistry; quibble.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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