refreshen
transitive verb Etymology: re- + freshen Date: 1782 refresh

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  • refreshen — /ri fresh euhn/, v.t., v.i. to make or become fresh again; refresh. [1775 85; RE + FRESHEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • refreshen — re·fresh·en …   English syllables

  • refreshen — verb 1. become or make oneself fresh again She freshened up after the tennis game • Syn: ↑freshen, ↑refresh, ↑freshen up • Derivationally related forms: ↑refreshment (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Refresh — Re*fresh (r?*fr?sh ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Refreshed} ( fr?sht ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Refreshing}.] [OE. refreshen, refreschen, OF. refreschir (cf. OF. rafraischir, rafreschir, F. rafra?chir); pref. re re + fres fresh. F. frais. See {Fresh}, a.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Refreshed — Refresh Re*fresh (r?*fr?sh ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Refreshed} ( fr?sht ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Refreshing}.] [OE. refreshen, refreschen, OF. refreschir (cf. OF. rafraischir, rafreschir, F. rafra?chir); pref. re re + fres fresh. F. frais. See {Fresh} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Refreshing — Refresh Re*fresh (r?*fr?sh ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Refreshed} ( fr?sht ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Refreshing}.] [OE. refreshen, refreschen, OF. refreschir (cf. OF. rafraischir, rafreschir, F. rafra?chir); pref. re re + fres fresh. F. frais. See {Fresh} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To refresh the memory — Refresh Re*fresh (r?*fr?sh ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Refreshed} ( fr?sht ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Refreshing}.] [OE. refreshen, refreschen, OF. refreschir (cf. OF. rafraischir, rafreschir, F. rafra?chir); pref. re re + fres fresh. F. frais. See {Fresh} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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