Definition of Freshen in English :

Define Freshen in English

Freshen meaning in English

Meaning of Freshen in English

Pronunciation of Freshen in English

Freshen pronunciation in English

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1. freshen, refresh

make (to feel) fresh

Example Sentences:
'The cool water refreshed us'

2. freshen, freshen up, refresh, refreshen

become or make oneself fresh again

Example Sentences:
'She freshened up after the tennis game'

3. freshen, refresh, refreshen

make fresh again

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of freshen
to make or become fresh or fresher
2. (often foll by up)
to refresh (oneself), esp by washing
3. (intransitive)
(of the wind) to increase
to lose or cause to lose saltiness
5. (intransitive) mainly US
(of farm animals) to give birth
(of cows) to commence giving milk after calving

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see synonyms of freshen
verb transitive
to make fresh, or vigorous, clean, etc.
verb intransitive
to become fresh
to increase in strength
said of the wind
4.  US
to begin to give milk, as a cow after having a calf

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of freshen
v. fresh·ened, fresh·en·ing, fresh·ens
1. To become fresh, as in vigor or appearance: freshened up after the day's work.
2. To become brisk; increase in strength. Used of the wind.
3. To lose saltiness.
4. To calve and therefore begin to produce milk. Used of a cow.
1. To make fresh.
2. To add to or strengthen (a drink).

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