Synonyms of purify in English:

purify

verb

  • 1 trees help purify the air
    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
    [Antonyms] pollute contaminate
  • 2 for months he lived there purifying himself
    purge, cleanse, clear, free, unburden, deliver, relieve; redeem, shrive, exorcise, sanctify
    rare lustrate
    [Antonyms] corrupt defile
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    lustral relating to ceremonial purification

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