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).
adj : that makes clear; "a clarifying example" [syn: elucidative]