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acidify

[ uh-sid-uh-fahy ]
/ əˈsɪd əˌfaɪ /
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verb (used with or without object), a·cid·i·fied, a·cid·i·fy·ing.

to make or become acid; convert into an acid.
to make or become sour.

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Origin of acidify

First recorded in 1790–1800; acid + -ify

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British Dictionary definitions for acidify

acidify
/ (əˈsɪdɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

to convert into or become acid

Derived forms of acidify

acidifiable, adjectiveacidification, nounacidifier, noun
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Medical definitions for acidify

acidify
[ ə-sĭdə-fī′ ]

v.

To make or become acid.
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