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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acidify  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acidify 
  v  1:  make  sour  or  more  sour  [syn:  {sour},  {acidulate},  {acetify}] 
  [ant:  {sweeten}] 
  2:  turn  acidic,  as  of  solutions  and  substances  [syn:  {acetify}] 
  [ant:  {alkalize}] 




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