precisify

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

precise +‎ -ify. Attested since the 20th century.

Verb[edit]

precisify (third-person singular simple present precisifies, present participle precisifying, simple past and past participle precisified)

  1. To make precise, to make more precise.
    • 1996, Rosanna Kenney, Vagueness: A Reader, page 129:
      To precisify is to rule out the possibility of certain truthvalue gaps.