Meaning of refine

Definition of refine

(verb) improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing"
make more complex, intricate, or richer; "refine a design or pattern"
treat or prepare so as to put in a usable condition; "refine paper stock"; "refine pig iron"; "refine oil"
reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities; "refine sugar"
attenuate or reduce in vigor, strength, or intensity by polishing or purifying; "many valuable nutrients are refined out of the foods in our modern diet"
make more precise or increase the discriminatory powers of; "refine a method of analysis"; "refine the constant in the equation"

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