Definition of refined

Definition of refined
  1. refined Adjective Showing or having good feelings or good taste.
  2. refined Adjective An absence of coarseness.
  3. refined Adjective Not vulgar.
  4. refined Adjective Without impurities.
  5. refined Verb Past of refine
  6. refine Verb To reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; to free from impurities; to free from dross or alloy; to separate from extraneous matter; to purify; as, to refine gold or silver; to refine iron; to refine wine or sugar.
  7. refine Verb To purify from what is gross, coarse, vulgar, inelegant, low, and the like; to make elegant or excellent; to polish; as, to refine the manners, the language, the style, the taste, the intellect, or the moral feelings.
  8. refine Verb To become pure; to be cleared of feculent matter.
  9. refine Verb To improve in accuracy, delicacy, or excellence.
  10. refine Verb To affect nicety or subtlety in thought or language.
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