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Meaning of REFRESH

Pronunciation:  ri'fresh

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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.
             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

1. dram refresh.

2. screen refresh.