verb (used with object), sim·pli·fied, sim·pli·fy·ing.
- simplon pass,
Origin of simplify
Examples from the Web for unsimplified
(a) Cost of retention of unsimplified form: Remembering to add this -n.International Language|Walter J. Clark
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
Word Origin for simplify
1650s, from French simplifier "to make simpler" (15c.), from Medieval Latin simplificare "to simplify," from Latin simplex "simple" (see simplex) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Meaning "to make easier to do" is from 1759. Related: Simplified; simplifying.