Synonyms and Antonyms for refine

1. refine (v.)

improve or perfect by pruning or polishing

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2. refine (v.)

make more complex, intricate, or richer

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3. refine (v.)

attenuate or reduce in vigor, strength, or validity by polishing or purifying

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4. refine (v.)

reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities

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5. refine (v.)

make more precise or increase the discriminatory powers of

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6. refine (v.)

treat or prepare so as to put in a usable condition

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7. over-refine (v.)

refine too much or with excess of subtlety

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