Definitions for: Stratify

[v] render fertile and preserve by placing between layers of earth or sand; "stratify seeds"
[v] form layers or strata; "The rock stratifies"
[v] form, arrange, or deposit in layers; "The fish are stratified in barrels"; "The rock was stratified by the force of the water"; "A statistician stratifies the list of names according to the addresses"
[v] divide society into social classes or castes; "Income distribution often stratifies a society"
[v] develop different social levels, classes, or castes; "Society stratifies when the income gap widens"

Webster (1913) Definition: Strat"i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stratified; p. pr.
& vb. n. Stratifying.] [Stratum + -fy: cf. F. stratifier.]
To form or deposit in strata, or layers, as substances in the
earth; to arrange in strata.

See Also: arrange, change, differentiate, distinguish, fecundate, fertilise, fertilize, inseminate, interstratify, lay, place, pose, position, put, secern, secernate, separate, set, set up, severalise, severalize, tell, tell apart

Try our:
Scrabble Word Finder

Scrabble Cheat

Words With Friends Cheat

Hanging With Friends Cheat

Scramble With Friends Cheat

Ruzzle Cheat

Related Resources:
s letter animals
animals beginning with k