AskDefine | Define acetify

Dictionary Definition

acetify

Verb

1 make sour or more sour [syn: sour, acidify, acidulate] [ant: sweeten]
2 turn acidic; "the solution acetified" [syn: acidify] [ant: alkalize] [also: acetified]

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English

Etymology

Latin acetum vinegar + -fy.

Pronunciation

a-ce*ti-fy* aah-SEH-ti-fai

Verb

  1. : To convert into acid or vinegar.
  2. : To turn acid - Encyc. Dom. Econ

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