HyperDic: sweetening

English > 3 senses of the word sweetening:
NOUNfoodsweetening, sweetenersomething added to foods to make them taste sweeter
actsweetening, enhancementan improvement that makes something more agreeable
actsweeteningthe act of adding a sweetener to food
sweetening > pronunciation
Soundsswiy'tahnihng; swiy'tnihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > sweetening: 3 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningSomething added to foods to make them taste sweeter.
Synonymsweetener
NarroweraspartameAn artificial sweetener made from aspartic acid
honeyA sweet yellow liquid / liquid produced by bees
saccharinA crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar
sugar, refined sugarA white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
syrup, sirupA thick sweet sticky liquid / liquid
Broaderflavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoningSomething added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
Spanishedulcorante, endulzante
Catalanedulcorant
Verbssweetenmake sweeter in taste / taste
English > sweetening: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn improvement that makes something more agreeable.
Synonymenhancement
BroaderimprovementThe act of improving something
Spanishmejora, mejoría, realce
Catalanmillora, realçament, trucatge
Verbssweetenmake sweeter, more pleasant, or more agreeable / agreeable
English > sweetening: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of adding a sweetener to food.
BroaderseasoningThe act of adding a seasoning to food
Spanishdulcificación
Catalandulcificació, endolciment
Verbssweetenmake sweeter in taste / taste

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