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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)


Verb refresh has 4 senses


refreshv. t. [OE. refreshen, refreschen, OF. refreschir (cf. OF. rafraischir, rafreschir, F. rafrachir); pref. re- re- + fres fresh. F. frais. See Fresh, a.].
  •  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.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "Foer they have refreshed my spirit and yours."  [1913 Webster]
    "And labor shall refresh itself with hope."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make as if new; to repair; to restore.  [1913 Webster]
    "The rest refresh the scaly snakes that fol The shield of Pallas, and renew their gold."  [1913 Webster]
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.
     The act of refreshing.  Daniel.  [1913 Webster]


refresh, v.tr.
1 a (of food, rest, amusement, etc.) give fresh spirit or vigour to. b (esp. refl.) revive with food, rest, etc. (refreshed myself with a short sleep).
2 revive or stimulate (the memory), esp. by consulting the source of one's information.
3 make cool.

ME f. OF refreschi(e)r f. fres fresche FRESH



activate, aerate, air, air out, air-condition, air-cool, airify, amuse, animate, arouse, awaken, beef up, beguile, brace, brace up, bring back, bring to, brisk, brisken, buck up, buttress, call back, case harden, cheer, chill, chirk up, confirm, convulse, cool, cross-ventilate, delight, divert, energize, enliven, entertain, exhilarate, face-lift, fan, fix up, fortify, fracture one, fresh up, freshen, freshen up, furbish, gird, harden, ice, ice-cool, infrigidate, invigorate, jog, kill, knock dead, loosen up, modernize, nerve, overhaul, oxygenate, oxygenize, perk up, pick up, prod, prop, quicken, raise a laugh, raise a smile, reanimate, recall to life, recharge, recondition, recover, recreate, recruit, redo, refit, refreshen, refrigerate, refurbish, regain, regale, regenerate, reheat the ashes, reinforce, reinspire, reinvigorate, rejuvenate, rekindle, relax, relight, renew, renovate, repair, restore, restrengthen, resurrect, resuscitate, revamp, revitalize, revive, revivify, rewarm, rouse, set up, shore up, slay, solace, spruce up, steel, stiffen, stimulate, stimulated, stir the embers, strengthen, support, sustain, temper, tickle, titillate, toughen, undergird, update, ventilate, vitalize, vivify, waken, warm over, warm up, wind, winnow, wow




VB improve, be better, become better, get better, mend, amend, advance, ascend, increase, fructify, ripen, mature, pick up, come about, rally, take a favorable turn, turn over a new leaf, turn the corner, raise one's head, sow one's wild oats, recover, be better, be improved by, turn to right account, turn to good account, turn to best account, profit by, reap the benefit of, make good use of, make capital out of, place to good account, render better, improve, mend, amend, better, ameliorate, meliorate, correct, decrassify, improve upon, refine upon, rectify, enrich, mellow, elaborate, fatten, promote, cultivate, advance, forward, enhance, bring forward, bring on, foster, invigorate, touch up, rub up, brush up, furbish up, bolster up, vamp up, brighten up, warm up, polish, cook, make the most of, set off to advantage, prune, repair, put in order, review, revise, make corrections, make improvements, doctor, purify, relieve, refresh, infuse new blood into, recruit, reform, remodel, reorganize, new model, view in a new light, think better of, appeal from Philip drunk to Philip sober, palliate, mitigate, lessen an evil.


VB return to the original state, recover, rally, revive, come come to, come round, come to oneself, pull through, weather the storm, be oneself again, get well, get round, get the better of, get over, get about, rise from one's ashes, rise from the grave, survive, resume, reappear, come to, come to life again, live again, rise again, heal, skin over, cicatrize, right itself, restore, put back, place in statu quo, reinstate, replace, reseat, rehabilitate, reestablish, reestate, reinstall, reconstruct, rebuild, reorganize, reconstitute, reconvert, renew, renovate, regenerate, rejuvenate, redeem, reclaim, recover, retrieve, rescue, redress, recure, cure, heal, remedy, doctor, physic, medicate, break of, bring round, set on one's legs, resuscitate, revive, reanimate, revivify, recall to life, reproduce, warm up, reinvigorate, refresh, make whole, redintegrate, recoup, make good, make all square, rectify, correct, put right, put to rights, set right, set to rights, set straight, set up, put in order, refit, recruit, fill up, fill up the ranks, reinforce, repair, put in repair, remanufacture, put in thorough repair, put in complete repair, retouch, refashion, botch, vamp, tinker, cobble, do up, patch up, touch up, plaster up, vamp up, darn, finedraw, heelpiece, stop a gap, stanch, staunch, caulk, calk, careen, splice, bind up wounds.


VB brace, reinvigorate, air, freshen up, refresh, recruit, repair, fan, refocillate, refresh the inner man, breathe, respire, drink in the ozone, take a break, take a breather, take five, draw breath, take a deep breath, take breath, gather breath, take a long breath, regain breath, recover breath, get better, raise one's head, recover one's strength, regain one's strength, renew one's strength, perk up, get one's second wind, come to oneself, feel refreshed, feel like a giant refreshed.


VB be strong, be stronger, overmatch, render strong, give strength, strengthen, invigorate, brace, nerve, fortify, sustain, harden, case harden, steel, gird, screw up, wind up, set up, gird up one's loins, brace up one's loins, recruit, set on one's legs, vivify, refresh, refect, reinforce, reenforce.


VB cause pleasure, produce pleasure, create pleasure, give pleasure, afford pleasure, procure pleasure, offer pleasure, present pleasure, yield pleasure, please, charm, delight, becharm, imparadise, gladden, take, captivate, fascinate, enchant, entrance, enrapture, transport, bewitch, enravish, bless, beatify, satisfy, gratify, desire, slake, satiate, quench, indulge, humor, flatter, tickle, tickle the palate, regale, refresh, enliven, treat, amuse, take one's fancy, tickle one's fancy, hit one's fancy, meet one's wishes, win the heart, gladden the heart, rejoice the heart, warm the cockles of the heart, do one's heart good, attract, allure, stimulate, interest, make things pleasant, popularize, gild the pill, sugar-coat the pill, sweeten.


VB relieve, ease, alleviate, mitigate, palliate, soothe, salve, soften, soften down, foment, stupe, poultice, assuage, allay, cheer, comfort, console, enliven, encourage, bear up, pat on the back, give comfort, set at ease, gladden the heart, cheer the heart, inspirit, invigorate, remedy, cure, refresh, pour balm into, pour oil on, smooth the ruffled brow of care, temper the wind to the shorn lamb, lay the flattering unction to one's soul, disburden, take a load off one's chest, get a load off one's chest, take off a load of care, be relieved, breathe more freely, draw a long breath, take comfort, dry the tears, dry the eyes, wipe the tears, wipe the eyes.


VB cool, fan, refrigerate, refresh, ice, congeal, freeze, glaciate, benumb, starve, pinch, chill, petrify, chill to the marrow, regelate, nip, cut, pierce, bite, make one's teeth chatter, damp, slack quench, put out, stamp out, extinguish, go out, burn out (incombustibility).

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