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Meaning of FRESHEN

Pronunciation:  'freshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make fresh again
  2. [v]  become or make oneself fresh again; "She freshened up after the tennis game"
  3. [v]  make (to feel) fresh; "The cool water refreshed us"
 

FRESHEN is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: refresh, refresh, refreshen
 
 Antonyms: fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary
 
 See Also: air, air out, alter, change, freshen, freshen up, lave, regenerate, renew, vent, ventilate, wash up

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fresh"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Freshened}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Freshening}]
    1. To make fresh; to separate, as water, from saline
       ingredients; to make less salt; as, to freshen water,
       fish, or flesh.
    
    
    
    2. To refresh; to revive. [Obs.] --Spenser.
    
    3. (Naut.) To relieve, as a rope, by change of place where
       friction wears it; or to renew, as the material used to
       prevent chafing; as, to freshen a hawse. -- Totten.
    
    {To freshen ballast} (Naut.), to shift Or restore it.
    
    {To freshen the hawse}, to pay out a little more cable, so as
       to bring the chafe on another part.
    
    {To freshen the way}, to increase the speed of a vessel.
       --Ham. Nav. Encyc.
    
    
  2. \Fresh"en\, v. i.
    1. To grow fresh; to lose saltness.
    
    2. To grow brisk or strong; as, the wind freshens.
    
    
 
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