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Another word for refine

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Verb
  1. To make or become clear by the removal of impurities

    See also:

    clean

  2. To bring to perfection or completion

      1. Having a surface free from irregularities, roughness, or projections; even.
      2. Free from waves or disturbances; calm:
      3. Free from hair, whiskers, or stubble:
      1. To make smooth and shiny by rubbing or chemical action.
      2. To remove the outer layers from (grains of rice) by rotation in drums.
      3. To refine or remove flaws from; perfect or complete:
      1. Lacking nothing essential to the whole; complete of its nature or kind.
      2. Being without defect or blemish:
      3. Thoroughly skilled or talented in a certain field or area; proficient.

Another word for refine

Verb
  1. To purify

      1. To make clear or easier to understand; elucidate:
      2. To clear of confusion or uncertainty:
      3. To make clear by removing impurities or solid matter, as by heating gently or filtering:
      1. A porous material through which a liquid or gas is passed in order to separate the fluid from suspended particulate matter.
      2. A device containing such a material, especially one used to extract impurities from air or water.
      3. Any of various electric, electronic, acoustic, or optical devices used to reject signals, vibrations, or radiations of certain frequencies while allowing others to pass.
      1. To pull, draw, or stretch tight:
      2. To cause distortion of (a body's parts or shape) by applying an external force; deform.
      3. To exert, use, or tax to the utmost:
      1. To make thin or less dense, as air.
      2. To purify or refine:
      3. To become thin or less dense.
  2. To improve

      1. A fine-grained whetstone for giving a keen edge to a cutting tool.
      2. A tool with a rotating abrasive tip for enlarging holes to precise dimensions.
      3. To sharpen on a fine-grained whetstone.
      1. To improve and prepare (land), as by plowing or fertilizing, for raising crops; till.
      2. To loosen or dig soil around (growing plants).
      3. To grow or tend (a plant or crop).
      1. To make smooth and shiny by rubbing or chemical action.
      2. To remove the outer layers from (grains of rice) by rotation in drums.
      3. To refine or remove flaws from; perfect or complete:
      1. Lacking nothing essential to the whole; complete of its nature or kind.
      2. Being without defect or blemish:
      3. Thoroughly skilled or talented in a certain field or area; proficient.