To make clear or bright by freeing from feculent matter; to defecate; to fine; -- said of liquids, as wine or sirup.
- To make clear or easier to understand; elucidate: clarified her intentions.
- To clear of confusion or uncertainty: clarify the mind.
- To make clear by removing impurities or solid matter, as by heating gently or filtering: clarify butter.
- To become clear.