What does the word purify mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Purification.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Purifier.

  • Part of speech: verb

  • To grow or become pure or clean.

Usage examples for purify

  1. Then the high priest slew the other goat assigned to Jehovah, and, returning into the holy of holies, sprinkled with his blood the ark of the covenant for the second time, in order to purify the people. – The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI) by Max Duncker
  2. " It is a curious thing that oak chips will purify it. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  3. When the Athenians asked him to purify the town, he came to do so; but when the ceremonies were ended, he refused to accept any of the rich gifts which the people offered him as reward. – The Story of the Greeks by H. A. Guerber