verb (used with object), pu·ri·fied, pu·ri·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), pu·ri·fied, pu·ri·fy·ing.
Origin of purify
Examples from the Web for purified
Yet angels rejoice with man and with creation redeemed and purified.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Revelation|William Milligan
Flour bolter, for separating flour from purified middlings of second grading.Foods and Household Management|Helen Kinne
Before that memorable evening I purified my heart by fasting and prayer.Cord and Creese|James de Mille
The crude petroleum is purified by distillation, and is then free from colour, but retains its peculiar penetrating odour.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology|W. G. Aitchison Robertson
And if two souls, will they be purified and return together to the body, though one be good and the other bad?'Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight|Mathew Joseph Holt
British Dictionary definitions for purified
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
Word Origin for purify
Word Origin and History for purified
early 14c., "free from spiritual pollution," from Old French purefier "purify, cleanse, refine" (12c.), from Latin purificare "to make pure," from purus "pure" (see pure) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Meaning "free from extraneous matter" is recorded from mid-15c. Related: Purified; purifying.