disambiguate
[ dis-am-big-yoo-eyt ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
Early-19th century; Latin from "dis" (lack of, not) and "ambiguous" (of doubtful or uncertain nature, open to various interpretations)
Synonyms
  • rephrase transcribe confirm
Antonyms
  • confuse
Definition
to remove the ambiguity from; make unambiguous
Example
A) The team of scholars worked through the night to disambiguate the mysterious text. B) She tried to disambiguate the professor's notes for the lecture but swiftly found the task daunting.
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