acidify

[uh-sid-uh-fahy]
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Origin of acidify

First recorded in 1790–1800; acid + -ify
Related formsa·cid·i·fi·a·ble, adjectivea·cid·i·fi·ca·tion, nouna·cid·i·fi·er, nounre·a·cid·i·fi·ca·tion, nounre·a·cid·i·fy, verb, re·a·cid·i·fied, re·a·cid·i·fy·ing.sem·i·a·cid·i·fied, adjective
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acidify

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
  1. to convert into or become acid
Derived Formsacidifiable, adjectiveacidification, nounacidifier, noun
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acidify in Medicine

acidify

[ə-sĭdə-fī′]
v.
  1. To make or become acid.
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