verb (used with object), strat·i·fied, strat·i·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), strat·i·fied, strat·i·fy·ing.
Origin of stratify
Examples from the Web for stratify
A gas, as explained, is of such a character that it remains fixed and will not stratify or condense.Motors|James Slough Zerbe
Society will stratify itself according to the laws of social gravitation.A Mortal Antipathy|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
It will stratify, and force itself onward through the adjacent and opposing atmosphere, and in a right line.The Philosophy of the Weather|Thomas Belden Butler
But already the Mississippi Valley was beginning to stratify, both socially and geographically.The Frontier in American History|Frederick Jackson Turner
British Dictionary definitions for stratify
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
Word Origin for stratify
Word Origin and History for stratify
1660s, from French stratifier, from Modern Latin stratificare, from stratum (see stratum). Related: Stratified; stratifying.