verb (used with object), strat·i·fied, strat·i·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), strat·i·fied, strat·i·fy·ing.
- stratified epithelium,
- stratified random sample,
- stratified sample,
Origin of stratify
Examples from the Web for stratified
Decadent, venal, ineffective, stratified, anxiety-ridden, stumbling from one declared crisis to the next—who wants that?
There is nothing hypothetical about a stratified system of laws for people based on their ethnicity.
The U.S. is polarized, as well as stratified, and even the most basic facts become ideologically charged.
Here they often become mingled with shells, and are stratified.A Manual of Elementary Geology|Charles Lyell.
This stratified snowy ice is now the bottom on which the first autumnal snow-falls accumulate.
As for their boots, you could only infer them from the huge balls of stratified mud they bore round their feet.Story of the War in South Africa|Captain A. T. Mahan, U.S.N.
The result, as a rule, was a stratified society being made up of at least one privileged and one ruled stratum.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]|Wolfram Eberhard
Owing to this thinning out of stratified rocks, they are on the whole of far less extent than is usually supposed.Island Life|Alfred Russel Wallace
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
Word Origin for stratify
1660s, from French stratifier, from Modern Latin stratificare, from stratum (see stratum). Related: Stratified; stratifying.