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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clar·i·fy /ˈklærəˌfaɪ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 clar·i·fy /ˈklærəˌfaɪ/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clar·i·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clarified p. pr. & vb. n. Clarifying.]
 1. To make clear or bright by freeing from feculent matter; to defecate; to fine; -- said of liquids, as wine or sirup. “Boiled and clarified.”
 2. To make clear; to free from obscurities; to brighten or illuminate.
    To clarify his reason, and to rectify his will.   --South.
 3. To glorify. [Obs.]
    Fadir, clarifie thi name.   --Wyclif (John ii. 28).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clar·i·fy, v. i.
 1. To grow or become clear or transparent; to become free from feculent impurities, as wine or other liquid under clarification.
 2. To grow clear or bright; to clear up.
    Whosoever hath his mind fraught with many thoughts, his wits and understanding do clarify and break up in the discoursing with another.   --Bacon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery
           surrounding her death" [syn: clear up, elucidate]
           [ant: obfuscate]
      2: make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating;
         "clarify the butter"; "clarify beer"
      [also: clarified]