What is another word for refinements?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪfˈa͡ɪnmənts] (IPA)

Refinements refer to the act or process of making something more polished or sophisticated. There are several synonyms for the word 'refinements' that can be used depending on the context. Some of these include enhancements, improvements, developments, upgrades, and modifications. Enhancements refer to the additions that make something better. Improvements denote the act of making something better or more valuable. Developments mean the advances made in a certain field or technology that bring improvements. Upgrades refer to the installation of newer or better software or hardware. Modifications refer to the process of making alterations or adjustments to something, usually for performance or correctability. These synonyms for refinements thus offer different shades of meaning, which can be utilized to convey specific points in different contexts.

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Usage examples for Refinements

Making all allowance for the freedom of Oriental manners from some modern refinements, one cannot but feel some surprise that such a scene should be possible on the streets of Jerusalem.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
But these differences are only refinements on Baboeuf's plan, and its main features remain-equality of conditions, nationalization of property, democratic tyranny, a uniform medium fatal to progress, an omnipresent mandarin control crushing out of the people that energy of character which W. von Humboldt said was the first and only virtue of man, because it was the root of all other excellence and advancement.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
But this decision in her case shows even higher moral worth, because by nature she is so keenly susceptible to the delicate refinements and graceful elegancies which are the natural accompaniment of rank and wealth.
"George Eliot"
Mathilde Blind

Famous quotes with Refinements

  • For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists. Why? Because the instincts that are warring in man are not, as the law claims, constant forces in a state of equilibrium.
    Albert Camus
  • You've got many refinements. I don't think you need to worry about your failure at long division. I mean, after all, you got through short division, and short division is all that a lady ought to be called on to cope with.
    Tennessee Williams

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