1. To attest to the benefits of (like testify).
2. To convert or attempt to convert as a proselyte; recruit.
3. To make, render, or become; (simplify; beautify; teslafy).
The suffix -fy was introduced into English in loan words from Old French (deify), but is also used in the formation of new words, usually on a Latin root (reify).
< Old French -fier ≪ Latin -ficāre to do, make
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