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sac·char·i·fy

 (sə-kăr′ə-fī′, să-)
tr.v. sac·char·i·fied, sac·char·i·fy·ing, sac·char·i·fies
To convert (starch, for example) into sugar.

sac·char′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

saccharify

(sæˈkærɪˌfaɪ) ;

saccharize

or

saccharise

vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Chemistry) (tr) to convert (starch) into sugar
sacˌcharifiˈcation ˌsacchariˈzation, ˌsacchariˈsation n

saccharify


Past participle: saccharified
Gerund: saccharifying

Imperative
saccharify
saccharify
Present
I saccharify
you saccharify
he/she/it saccharifies
we saccharify
you saccharify
they saccharify
Preterite
I saccharified
you saccharified
he/she/it saccharified
we saccharified
you saccharified
they saccharified
Present Continuous
I am saccharifying
you are saccharifying
he/she/it is saccharifying
we are saccharifying
you are saccharifying
they are saccharifying
Present Perfect
I have saccharified
you have saccharified
he/she/it has saccharified
we have saccharified
you have saccharified
they have saccharified
Past Continuous
I was saccharifying
you were saccharifying
he/she/it was saccharifying
we were saccharifying
you were saccharifying
they were saccharifying
Past Perfect
I had saccharified
you had saccharified
he/she/it had saccharified
we had saccharified
you had saccharified
they had saccharified
Future
I will saccharify
you will saccharify
he/she/it will saccharify
we will saccharify
you will saccharify
they will saccharify
Future Perfect
I will have saccharified
you will have saccharified
he/she/it will have saccharified
we will have saccharified
you will have saccharified
they will have saccharified
Future Continuous
I will be saccharifying
you will be saccharifying
he/she/it will be saccharifying
we will be saccharifying
you will be saccharifying
they will be saccharifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been saccharifying
you have been saccharifying
he/she/it has been saccharifying
we have been saccharifying
you have been saccharifying
they have been saccharifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been saccharifying
you will have been saccharifying
he/she/it will have been saccharifying
we will have been saccharifying
you will have been saccharifying
they will have been saccharifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been saccharifying
you had been saccharifying
he/she/it had been saccharifying
we had been saccharifying
you had been saccharifying
they had been saccharifying
Conditional
I would saccharify
you would saccharify
he/she/it would saccharify
we would saccharify
you would saccharify
they would saccharify
Past Conditional
I would have saccharified
you would have saccharified
he/she/it would have saccharified
we would have saccharified
you would have saccharified
they would have saccharified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.saccharify - sweeten with sugar; "sugar your tea"
dulcify, dulcorate, edulcorate, sweeten - make sweeter in taste
2.saccharify - convert into a simple soluble fermentable sugar by hydrolyzing a sugar derivative or complex carbohydrate
hydrolise, hydrolize - make a compound react with water and undergo hydrolysis
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