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Noun sophisticate has 1 sense
  1. sophisticate, man of the world - a worldly-wise person
    --1 is a kind of adult, grownup
    --1 has particulars: cosmopolitan, cosmopolite; slicker
    Derived form: verb sophisticate1
Verb sophisticate has 4 senses
  1. sophisticate - make less natural or innocent; "Their manners had sophisticated the young girls"
    --1 is one way to
    educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise
    Derived forms: noun sophisticate1, noun sophistication4
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  2. twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate - practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
    --2 is one way to denote, refer
    Derived forms: noun sophistication2, noun sophistication5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. sophisticate, doctor, doctor up - alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive; "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"
    --3 is one way to adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. sophisticate - make more complex or refined; "a sophisticated design"
    --4 is one way to
    complicate, refine, rarify, elaborate
    Derived form: noun sophistication3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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