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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.


Synonymsgroom


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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