See more synonyms for salify on Thesaurus.com verb (used with object), sal·i·fied, sal·i·fy·ing.
- to form into a salt, as by chemical combination.
- to mix or combine with a salt.
Origin of salify
Related formssal·i·fi·a·ble, adjectivesal·i·fi·ca·tion [sal-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌsæl ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/, noun
First recorded in 1780–90; sal
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British Dictionary definitions for salify
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)Derived Formssalifiable, adjectivesalification, noun
- to treat, mix with, or cause to combine with a salt
- to convert (a substance) into a saltto salify ammonia by treatment with hydrochloric acid
C18: from French salifier, from New Latin salificāre, from Latin sal salt + facere to make
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