HyperDic: moisten

English > 2 senses of the word moisten:
VERBchangemoisten, wash, dampenmake moist
contactmoisten, drizzlemoisten with fine drops
moisten > pronunciation
Soundsmoy'sahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > moisten: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake moist.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The dew moistened the meadows"
Synonymswash, dampen
NarrowerbasteCover with liquid / liquid before cooking
humidify, moisturize, moisturisemake (more) humid
BroaderwetCause to become wet
Spanishhidratar, humectar, humedecer, lavar, mojar
Catalanhumitejar, mullar, xopar
Nounsmoistenera device that dampens or moistens something
moisteningthe act of making something slightly wet
moisturewetness caused by water
English > moisten: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmoisten with fine drops.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymdrizzle
Broadersprinkle, splash, sploshCause (a liquid / liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
Spanishhumedecerse, humedecer, lloviznar, mojarse, mojar, rociar
Catalanbrusquinejar, humitejar-se, humitejar, mullar-se, mullar, plovisquejar, roinejar
Nounsmoisteningthe act of making something slightly wet

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