Synonyms of purify in English:

purify


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verb

1‘trees help purify the air’

SYNONYMS
clean, make pure, refine, cleanse, decontaminate
filter, sieve, strain, sift, clarify, clear, freshen, deodorize
boil, distil, sanitize, disinfect, sterilize, pasteurize, fumigate
technical autoclave, liquate, rectify
rare depollute, filtrate
ANTONYMS

pollute, contaminate

2‘for months he lived there purifying himself’

SYNONYMS
purge, cleanse, clear, free, unburden, deliver, relieve
redeem, shrive, exorcise, sanctify
rare lustrate
ANTONYMS

corrupt, defile