disambiguate


verb (used with object), dis·am·big·u·at·ed, dis·am·big·u·at·ing.

  1. to remove the ambiguity from; make unambiguous: In order to disambiguate the sentence “She lectured on the famous passenger ship,” you’ll have to write either “lectured on board” or “lectured about.”

verb

  1. (tr) to make (an ambiguous expression) unambiguous
v.

1963, back-formation from disambiguation. Related: Disambiguated; disambiguating.

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