Rarefy vs Purify - What's the difference?

rarefy | purify |


As verbs the difference between rarefy and purify

is that rarefy is to make rare, thin, porous, or less dense while purify is to cleanse (something), or rid (it) of impurities.

rarefy

English

Alternative forms

* rarify

Verb

(en-verb)
  • To make rare, thin, porous, or less dense
  • To expand or enlarge without adding any new portion of matter to.
  • Synonyms

    * stretch

    Antonyms

    * condense

    purify

    English

    Verb

  • To cleanse (something), or rid (it) of impurities
  • To free (someone) from guilt or sin
  • Antonyms

    * defile