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English adjective: fresh

1. fresh recently made, produced, or harvested


SamplesFresh bread.
A fresh scent.
Fresh lettuce.


Similarcaller, crisp, fresh-cut, good, hot, new-made, strong, undecomposed, unspoiled, unspoilt, warm


See alsonew


Attributefreshness


Antonymsstale

2. fresh (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again


SamplesA fresh start.
Fresh ideas.


Similarnew


Antonymsold

3. fresh imparting vitality and energy


SamplesThe bracing mountain air.


Synonymsbracing, brisk, refreshful, refreshing, tonic


Similarinvigorating


Antonymsdebilitating

4. fresh original and of a kind not seen before


SamplesThe computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem.


Synonymsnew, novel


Similaroriginal


Antonymsunoriginal

5. fresh not canned or otherwise preserved


SamplesFresh vegetables.


Similarunprocessed


Antonymspreserved

6. fresh not containing or composed of salt water


SamplesFresh water.


Synonymssweet


Antonymssalty

7. fresh having recently calved and therefore able to give milk


SamplesThe cow is fresh.


Similarlactating, wet


Antonymsdry

8. fresh with restored energy


Synonymsinvigorated, refreshed, reinvigorated


Similarrested


Antonymstired

9. fresh not soured or preserved


SamplesSweet milk.


Synonymssweet, unfermented


Similarunsoured


Antonymssoured

10. fresh free from impurities


SamplesClean water.
Fresh air.


Synonymsclean


Similarpure


Antonymsimpure

11. fresh not yet used or soiled


SamplesA fresh shirt.
A fresh sheet of paper.
An unused envelope.


Synonymsunused


Similarclean


Antonymsdirty, soiled, unclean

12. fresh improperly forward or bold


SamplesDon't be fresh with me.
Impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup.
An impudent boy given to insulting strangers.
Don't get wise with me!.


Synonymsimpertinent, impudent, overbold, sassy, saucy, smart, wise


Similarforward


Antonymsbackward


English adverb: fresh

1. fresh very recently


SamplesThey are newly married.
Newly raised objections.
A newly arranged hairdo.
Grass new washed by the rain.
A freshly cleaned floor.
We are fresh out of tomatoes.


Synonymsfreshly, new, newly









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