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Definition 1: a worldly-wise person - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for sophisticate in the sense of this definition

(sophisticate is a kind of ...) a fully developed person from maturity onward

(... is a kind of sophisticate ) a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries

(... is a kind of sophisticate ) a person with good manners and stylish clothing

Definition 2: make more complex or refined - [verb of change]

Samples where sophisticate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a sophisticated design

(sophisticate is a kind of ...) make more complex, intricate, or richer

"refine a design or pattern"

Definition 3: alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive - [verb of change]

Samples where sophisticate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Sophisticate rose water with geraniol

Synonyms for sophisticate in the sense of this definition

(sophisticate is a kind of ...) corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones

"adulterate liquor"

Definition 4: practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive - [verb of communication]

Samples where sophisticate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Don't twist my words

Synonyms for sophisticate in the sense of this definition

(sophisticate is a kind of ...) have as a meaning

"`multi-' denotes `many' "

Samples where sophisticate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Their manners had sophisticated the young girls

(sophisticate is a kind of ...) teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment

"Cultivate your musical taste" "Train your tastebuds" "She is well schooled in poetry"

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