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English verb: neaten

1. neaten (change) put (things or places) in order

SamplesTidy up your room!.

Synonymsclean up, square away, straighten, straighten out, tidy, tidy up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)order

Narrower (hyponym)clean, clean house, houseclean, make, make up

2. neaten (body) care for one's external appearance

SamplesHe is always well-groomed.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)beautify, embellish, fancify, prettify

Narrower (hyponym)arrange, barber, clean, clean up, cleanse, coif, coiffe, coiffure, comb, comb out, disentangle, do, do up, doll up, dress, gel, glam up, make up, manicure, mousse, pedicure, perfume, pomade, pretty up, scent, set, shave, slick up, smarten up, spruce, spruce up

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