HyperDic: freshen

English > 3 senses of the word freshen:
VERBchangefreshen, refreshmake (to feel) fresh
bodyfreshen, refresh, refreshen, freshen upbecome or make oneself fresh again
bodyfreshen, refresh, refreshenmake fresh again
freshen > pronunciation
Soundsfreh'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > freshen: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake (to feel) fresh.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymrefresh
Narrowervent, ventilate, air out, airexpose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
Broaderregenerate, renewreestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
Spanishreanimar, refrescar
Catalanreanimar, refrescar
Nounsfresheneranything that freshens / freshens
English > freshen: 3 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningBecome or make oneself fresh again.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"She freshened up after the tennis game"
Synonymsrefresh, refreshen, freshen up
Narrowerwash up, lavewash one's face and hands
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishrefrescar
Catalanrefrescar
English > freshen: 3 senses > verb 3, body
Meaningmake fresh again.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsrefresh, refreshen
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
See alsofreshen upbecome or make oneself fresh again
Oppositetire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigueExhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain / strain / strain or stress
Spanishrefrescar
Catalanrefrescar
Nounsfresheneranything that freshens / freshens

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