- sense 1: remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distiilation; "purify the water"
- purify sublimate make_pure distill
- better improve amend ameliorate meliorate
- sense 2: make pure or free from sin or guilt; "he left the monastery purified"
- purify purge sanctify
- sense 3: become clean or pure or free of guilt and sin; "The hippies came to the ashram in order to purify"