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1. refine

verb. ['rəˈfaɪn, rɪˈfaɪn'] improve or perfect by pruning or polishing.

Synonyms

  • civilize
  • polish
  • better
  • fine-tune
  • amend
  • civilise
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • overrefine
  • school
  • train
  • educate
  • ameliorate
  • cultivate
  • over-refine

Antonyms

  • raised
  • safe
  • uglify
  • roughness

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Rhymes with Refine

  • disincline
  • bodenstein
  • recombine
  • missildine
  • macalpine
  • intertwine
  • bornstein
  • barentine
  • sharp-sign
  • sharp-sign

  • redesign
  • redefine
  • leontine
  • vanduyne
  • vanduyn
  • vandine
  • recline
  • reassign
  • realign
  • incline
  • hot-line
  • gourdine
  • entwine
  • enshrine
  • decline
  • consign
  • confine
  • combine
  • supine
  • strine

Sentences with refine


1. Verb, base form
Develop a bunch of loglines and refine them repeatedly to make every word count.

Quotes about refine


1. I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don't quite know how to explain it but it's there. These can't be the only notes in the world, there's got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys.
- Marvin Gaye

2. Empowerment is the ability to refine, improve, and enhance your life without co-dependency.
- Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

3. Truth {Couplet} Since every truth worth saying, has been already said,our job's to refine it, question it, or turn it on its head.
- Beryl Dov

2. over-refine

verb. refine too much or with excess of subtlety.

Synonyms

  • polish
  • fine-tune
  • refine
  • overrefine

Antonyms

  • ascending
  • high
  • up
  • elated

3. refine

verb. ['rəˈfaɪn, rɪˈfaɪn'] make more complex, intricate, or richer.

Synonyms

  • rarify
  • develop
  • elaborate
  • complicate
  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • involve

Antonyms

  • high
  • up
  • elated
  • upward

4. refine

verb. ['rəˈfaɪn, rɪˈfaɪn'] attenuate or reduce in vigor, strength, or validity by polishing or purifying.

Antonyms

  • operative

5. refine

verb. ['rəˈfaɪn, rɪˈfaɪn'] make more precise or increase the discriminatory powers of.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • upwardly
  • imperfect
  • lowland

6. refine

verb. ['rəˈfaɪn, rɪˈfaɪn'] reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities.

Synonyms

  • rectify
  • make pure
  • sublimate
  • distill

Antonyms

  • break
  • deprive
  • get worse
  • deteriorate

7. refine

verb. ['rəˈfaɪn, rɪˈfaɪn'] treat or prepare so as to put in a usable condition.

Synonyms

  • process

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • inadvisable
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