Definition Of purify


remove contaminants from.

the filtration plant is able to purify 70 tons of water a day

Example Of purify

  • a group of 19th-century German painters who set out to purify art

  • a ritual bath to purify the soul

  • A sweat will purify us physically, but it cannot wash our sins away.

  • ‘He came and went so fast we were not able to purify him by waving branches over his head,’ said the angry Yasukuni Shrine monks.

  • ‘People's neglect of God has led them into selfishness and greed, therefore the only way they can purify themselves is by practicing religious teachings,’ he said.

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