Sweeten meaning

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To soften or soothe.

Sweetened her mood.

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To make sweet or sweeter by adding sugar, honey, saccharin, or another sweet substance.
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To make more pleasant or agreeable.
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To make bearable; alleviate.
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(games) To increase the value of (an unwon poker pot) by adding stakes before reopening.
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To make less acidic.

Sweeten the stomach with antacids.

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To remove sulfur compounds from (fuel oil or gas).
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To become sweet.
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To make sweet with or as with sugar.
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To make pleasant or agreeable, as to the sense of smell.
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To counteract the acidic condition of (the soil, the stomach, etc.)
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(poker) To increase the stakes in (a pot) by anteing again following a round when no bet was made.
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To become sweet.
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To make sweet to the taste.

To sweeten tea.

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To make pleasing or grateful to the mind or feelings.

To sweeten life.

To sweeten friendship.

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To make mild or kind; to soften.

To sweeten the temper.

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To make less painful or laborious; to relieve.

To sweeten the cares of life.

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To soften to the eye; to make delicate.
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To make pure and salubrious by destroying noxious matter.

To sweeten rooms or apartments that have been infected.

To sweeten the air.

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To make warm and fertile.

To dry and sweeten soils.

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To restore to purity; to free from taint.

To sweeten water, butter, or meat.

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To make more attractive; said of offers in negotiations.

To sweeten the deal by increasing the price offered.

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(intransitive) To become sweet.
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Origin of sweeten

  • From sweet +"Ž -en.

    From Wiktionary