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English verb: refresh

1. refresh (cognition) refresh one's memory


SamplesI reviewed the material before the test.


Synonymsbrush up, review


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)call back, call up, recall, recollect, remember, retrieve, think

2. refresh (change) make (to feel) fresh


SamplesThe cool water refreshed us.


ExamplesThe performance is likely to refresh Sue


Synonymsfreshen


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)regenerate, renew


Narrower (hyponym)air, air out, vent, ventilate

3. refresh (body) become or make oneself fresh again


SamplesShe freshened up after the tennis game.


Synonymsfreshen, freshen up, refreshen


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)lave, wash up

4. refresh (body) make fresh again


Synonymsfreshen, refreshen


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Antonymsfag out, tire out, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, fag, wear









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