Adjective "Clarified" definition and examples

(Clarified may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈklarɪfʌɪ/

Definitions and examples

verb

Make (a statement or situation) less confused and more comprehensible.
  1. 'What I have sought to do is clarify the role of the Advisory Council.'
  2. 'And I want to quickly clarify two things I've just heard.'
  3. 'We have now clarified that there was a typo in the press release.'
  4. 'I hope that clarifies the situation for members.'
  5. 'Further careful epidemiological research is needed to clarify who benefits most from such treatment.'
  6. 'A further amendment clarifies when public records need to be created.'
  7. 'Further investigation would be required to more fully clarify this matter.'
  8. 'But the rules changed several times, and he did not clarify which set he relied on.'
  9. 'Could you please clarify which of these days it is?'
  10. 'The bill also clarifies the relationship between archives legislation and the Official Information Act.'
Melt (butter) in order to separate out the impurities.
  1. 'The cooked and clarified butter is then spooned off to avoid disturbing the milk solids on the bottom of the pan.'
  2. 'Ghee, which is clarified butter, is another commonly used recipe item and is often used for frying.'

More definitions

1. to make (an idea, statement, etc.) clear or intelligible; to free from ambiguity.

2. to remove solid matter from (a liquid); to make into a clear or pellucid liquid.

3. to free (the mind, intelligence, etc.) from confusion; revive: The short nap clarified his thoughts. verb (used without object), clarified, clarifying.

4. to become clear, pure, or intelligible: The political situation clarified.

More examples(as adjective)

"positions can be clarified in sermons."

"natures can be clarified by things."

"butters can be clarified."

"issues can be clarified."

"people can be clarified."

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Origin

(clarify)Middle English (in the senses ‘set forth clearly’ and ‘make pure and clean’): from Old French clarifier, from late Latin clarificare, from Latin clarus ‘clear’.