HyperDic: neaten

English > 2 senses of the word neaten:
VERBchangeneaten, tidy, tidy up, clean up, straighten, straighten out, square awayput (things or places) in order
bodyneaten, groomcare for one's external appearance
English > neaten: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningput (things or places) in order.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstidy, tidy up, clean up, straighten, straighten out, square away
Narrowerhouseclean, clean house, cleanclean and tidy up the house
make, make upput in order or neaten
BroaderorderBring order to or into
Spanisharreglar, asear, limpiar
Catalanagençar, arranjar, arreglar, endreçar, netejar
English > neaten: 2 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningcare for one's external appearance.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymgroom
NarrowerbarberPerform the services of a barber
clean upmake oneself clean, presentable or neat
cleanse, cleanclean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
comb, comb out, disentanglesmoothen and neaten with or as with a comb
doll up, do up, pretty up, glam upUse special care in dressing, making-up , etc.
dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffurearrange attractively
make upapply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier
manicurecare for (one's hand) by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.
mousse, gelapply a styling gel to
pedicurecare for one's feet by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.
perfume, scentapply perfume / perfume to
pomadeapply pomade to (hair)
shaveRemove body hair with a razor
spruce up, spruce, slick up, smarten upDress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion
Broaderfancify, beautify, embellish, prettifymake more beautiful
Spanishacicalarse, almohazar, arreglarse, cuidarse, sobrehilar
Catalancompondre's, empolainar-se, empolistrar-se

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