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We found 37 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word refine:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. refine: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. refine: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. refine: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. refine: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. refine: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. refine: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Refine, refine: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. refine: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Refine: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. refine: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. refine: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. refine: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. refine: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. refine: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. refine: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. refine: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Refine: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Refine: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. refine: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. refine: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. refine: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. refine: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. refine: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. refine: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. refine: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. refine: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. refine: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. refine: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. REFINE: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. refine: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Refine: MedFriendly Glossary [home, info]
  2. REFINE, refine: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. refine: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. REFINE: Acronym Finder [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. refine: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (refine)

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

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Phrases that include refine:   over refine, refine on

Words similar to refine:   complicate, down, elaborate, fine-tune, polish, rarify, refined, refiner, refining, smelt, purify, more...


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