Definition of 'simplify'
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Taxpayers claiming the optional deduction will complete a significantly simplified form. Christianity Today (2000)Many governments come into office hoping to simplify the benefits system. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It announced the figures alongside plans to simplify changing phone and internet services. The Sun (2012)Perhaps we should also consider simplifying mathematics to make it easier for teachers to teach. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is understood that ministers asked the committee to join its drive to simplify the system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There had been a number of attempts to shorten and simplify this complex process. Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain (2006)Did that make it a simplified world? The Times Literary Supplement (2013)But government must also radically simplify the system. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Both pledged to simplify the excruciatingly complex world of insurance accounting and make it more comprehensible. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Benefits system simplified to improve incentives to work. The Sun (2010)There is more that can be done to simplify the system and we are urging them to do so. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yes, we need a simplified and streamlined planning system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What do you think of the government's plan to simplify energy deals? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Maps are models: simplified representations of complex reality. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So here's a plan to simplify things. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Law is a language and the task is to interpret, to simplify the complex. Times, Sunday Times (2006)THE benefits system will be radically simplified to make sure people are better off in employment. The Sun (2010)A simplified example will make this clear. Times, Sunday Times (2010)AI would simplify the planning laws in this country. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The complex tax credit regime must be simplified to reduce the administrative burden, say manufacturers and the biotechnology industry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One comes to see the role of the police in a stark and simplified form - protection by courageous intervention. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But that, she says, does not simplify the equation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)With comics, you have to simplify it to make it work, to make it manageable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And isn't the whole point of simplifying a maths equation to make it at least 25 per cent shorter? Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'simplify'
British English: simplify /ˈsɪmplɪˌfaɪ/ VERB
If you simplify something, you make it easier to understand.
He simplified complex ideas and presented them along with simple diagrams.
- American English: simplify
- Arabic: يُبَسِّطُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: simplificar
- Chinese: 简化
- Croatian: pojednostaviti
- Czech: zjednodušit
- Danish: simplificere
- Dutch: vereenvoudigen
- European Spanish: simplificar
- Finnish: yksinkertaistaa
- French: simplifier
- German: vereinfachen
- Greek: απλοποιώ
- Italian: semplificare
- Japanese: 簡単にする
- Korean: 단순화하다
- Norwegian: forenkle
- Polish: uprościć
- European Portuguese: simplificar
- Romanian: a simplifica
- Russian: упрощать
- Latin American Spanish: simplificar
- Swedish: förenkla
- Thai: ทำให้ง่ายขึ้น
- Turkish: basitleştirmek
- Ukrainian: спрощувати
- Vietnamese: đơn giản hóa
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