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Meaning of ACIDIFY

Pronunciation:  u'sidu`fI

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  turn acidic, as of solutions and substances
  2. [v]  make sour or more sour
 

ACIDIFY is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: acetify, acetify, acidulate, sour
 
 Antonyms: alkalify, alkalise, alkalize, basify, dulcify, dulcorate, edulcorate, sweeten
 
 See Also: change state, change taste, turn

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*cid"i*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acidified}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Acidifying}.] [L. acidus sour, acid + -fy: cf. F.
acidifier.]
1. To make acid; to convert into an acid; as, to acidify
   sugar.

2. To sour; to imbitter.

         His thin existence all acidified into rage.
                                               --Carlyle.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acetify, acidulate, alkalify, alkalize, borate, carbonate, catalyze, chemical, chlorinate, electrolyze, ferment, homopolymerize, hydrate, hydrogenate, hydroxylate, isomerize, nitrate, oxidize, pepsinate, peroxidize, phosphatize, polymerize, reduce, sour, sulfate, sulfatize, sulfonate, turn sour, work
 

 

 

 

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