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a·cid·i·fy

 (ə-sĭd′ə-fī′)
tr. & intr.v. a·cid·i·fied, a·cid·i·fy·ing, a·cid·i·fies
To make or become acid.

a·cid′i·fi′a·ble adj.
a·cid′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
a·cid′i·fi′er n.

acidify

(əˈsɪdɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
to convert into or become acid
aˈcidiˌfiable adj
aˌcidifiˈcation n
aˈcidiˌfier n

a•cid•i•fy

(əˈsɪd əˌfaɪ)

v.t., v.i. -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to make or become acid; convert into an acid.
2. to make or become sour.
[1790–1800]
a•cid′i•fi`a•ble, adj.
a•cid`i•fi•ca′tion, n.
a•cid′i•fi`er, n.

acidify


Past participle: acidified
Gerund: acidifying

Imperative
acidify
acidify
Present
I acidify
you acidify
he/she/it acidifies
we acidify
you acidify
they acidify
Preterite
I acidified
you acidified
he/she/it acidified
we acidified
you acidified
they acidified
Present Continuous
I am acidifying
you are acidifying
he/she/it is acidifying
we are acidifying
you are acidifying
they are acidifying
Present Perfect
I have acidified
you have acidified
he/she/it has acidified
we have acidified
you have acidified
they have acidified
Past Continuous
I was acidifying
you were acidifying
he/she/it was acidifying
we were acidifying
you were acidifying
they were acidifying
Past Perfect
I had acidified
you had acidified
he/she/it had acidified
we had acidified
you had acidified
they had acidified
Future
I will acidify
you will acidify
he/she/it will acidify
we will acidify
you will acidify
they will acidify
Future Perfect
I will have acidified
you will have acidified
he/she/it will have acidified
we will have acidified
you will have acidified
they will have acidified
Future Continuous
I will be acidifying
you will be acidifying
he/she/it will be acidifying
we will be acidifying
you will be acidifying
they will be acidifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been acidifying
you have been acidifying
he/she/it has been acidifying
we have been acidifying
you have been acidifying
they have been acidifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been acidifying
you will have been acidifying
he/she/it will have been acidifying
we will have been acidifying
you will have been acidifying
they will have been acidifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been acidifying
you had been acidifying
he/she/it had been acidifying
we had been acidifying
you had been acidifying
they had been acidifying
Conditional
I would acidify
you would acidify
he/she/it would acidify
we would acidify
you would acidify
they would acidify
Past Conditional
I would have acidified
you would have acidified
he/she/it would have acidified
we would have acidified
you would have acidified
they would have acidified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.acidify - make sour or more souracidify - make sour or more sour    
change taste - alter the flavor of
2.acidify - turn acidicacidify - turn acidic; "the solution acetified"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
alkalify, alkalise, alkalize, basify - turn basic and less acidic; "the solution alkalized"
Translations
sich säuern
hapantaahapantuahappamoittaahappamoituakatkeroitua
acidificar

acidify

[əˈsɪdɪfaɪ]
A. VTacidificar
B. VIacidificarse

acidify

[əˈsɪdɪˌfaɪ] vt & viacidificare

ac·id·i·fy

vt. acedar, agriar, acidular.
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