Edify - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈedɪfaɪ|  American pronunciation of the word edify
Brit.  |ˈɛdɪfʌɪ|  British pronunciation of the word edify


- make understand (syn: enlighten)


These books will both entertain and edify readers.

...a family-oriented show that tried to edify the television audience as well as entertain it...

For our edification, the preacher reminded us what 'duty' meant.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: edify
he/she/it: edifies
present participle: edifying
past tense: edified
past participle: edified
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