from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To simplify to the point of causing misrepresentation, misconception, or error.
- intransitive v. To cause distortion or error by extreme simplification of a subject.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To explain or present something in a way that excludes important information for the sake of brevity, or of making the explanation or presentation easy to understand.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to simplify excessively so as to distort or misrepresent; -- of facts, assertions, or communications.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. simplify to an excessive degree
- v. make too simple
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