sophisticate[ noun, adjective suh-fis-ti-kit, -keyt; verb suh-fis-ti-keyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF sophisticate
Synonyms for sophisticate
- doctor up
- make impure
- phony up
- water down
Antonyms for sophisticate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SOPHISTICATE
He must needs try to sophisticate us by talking about "the doings of the gods."
Ale was originally made from barley-malt and yeast alone, and those who put in anything else were held to sophisticate the liquor.
As far as Clavering could see, she had every intention of making a Sophisticate night of it.
Ours is continually the task to civilize, to sophisticate, to refine this raw material.
Because the merit is an unreal merit, it does not corrupt or sophisticate his real merits.
c.1400, "make impure by admixture," from Medieval Latin sophisticatus, past participle of sophisticare (see sophistication). From c.1600 as "corrupt, delude by sophistry;" from 1796 as "deprive of simplicity." Related: Sophisticated; sophisticating. As a noun meaning "sophisticated person" from 1921.