Freshen meaning

frĕshən
To add to or strengthen (a drink).
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To make fresh, or vigorous, clean, etc.
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To become fresh.
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To increase in strength.
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To begin to give milk, as a cow after having a calf.
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To calve and therefore begin to produce milk. Used of a cow.
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To become fresh.

I'm going to go freshen up.

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To make fresh.
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(of a cow) To begin or resume giving milk, especially after calving.
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To make less salty; to separate, as water, from saline ingredients.

To freshen water, fish, or flesh.

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To refresh; to revive.

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(nautical) To relieve, as a rope, by change of place where friction wears it; or to renew, as the material used to prevent chafing.

To freshen a hawse.

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To top up (a drink).
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To become fresh, as in vigor or appearance.

Freshened up after the day's work.

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To become brisk; increase in strength. Used of the wind.
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To lose saltiness.
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To calve and therefore begin to produce milk. Used of a cow.
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To make fresh.
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freshen up
  • To bathe oneself, change into fresh clothes, etc.
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Origin of freshen

  • From fresh +‎ -en.

    From Wiktionary