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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


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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