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Meaning of REFRESH

Pronunciation:  ri'fresh

 
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"
  4. [v]  refresh one's memory
 

REFRESH is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: brush up, freshen, freshen, refreshen, review
 
 Antonyms: fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary
 
 See Also: air, air out, alter, call back, call up, change, freshen up, hash over, lave, recall, recollect, refresh, regenerate, rehash, remember, renew, retrieve, think, vent, ventilate, wash up

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*fresh"\ (r?*fr?sh"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Refreshed}
    (-fr?sht"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Refreshing}.] [OE. refreshen,
    refreschen, OF. refreschir (cf. OF. rafraischir, rafreschir,
    F. rafra?chir); pref. re- re- + fres fresh. F. frais. See
    {Fresh}, a.]
    1. To make fresh again; to restore strength, spirit,
       animation, or the like, to; to relieve from fatigue or
       depression; to reinvigorate; to enliven anew; to
       reanimate; as, sleep refreshes the body and the mind.
       --Chaucer.
    
             Foer they have refreshed my spirit and yours. --1
                                                   Cor. xvi. 18.
    
             And labor shall refresh itself with hope. --Shak.
    
    2. To make as if new; to repair; to restore.
    
             The rest refresh the scaly snakes that fol? The
             shield of Pallas, and renew their gold. --Dryden.
    
    {To refresh the memory}, to quicken or strengthen it, as by a
       reference, review, memorandum, or suggestion.
    
    Syn: To cool; refrigerate; invigorate; revive; reanimate;
         renovate; renew; restore; recreate; enliven; cheer.
    
    
  2. \Re*fresh"\, n.
    The act of refreshing. [Obs.] --Daniel.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

1. dram refresh.

2. screen refresh.

 

 

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