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English verb: sweeten

1. sweeten (perception) make sweeter in taste


Synonymsdulcify, dulcorate, edulcorate


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change taste


Narrower (hyponym)candy, glaze, honey, mull, saccharify, sugar, sugarcoat


Antonymsacetify, acidify, acidulate, sour

2. sweeten (change) make sweeter, more pleasant, or more agreeable


SamplesSweeten a deal.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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