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refreshment

noun re·fresh·ment \ri-ˈfresh-mənt\

refreshments : drinks and small amounts of food

: food and drink

: the process of becoming rested and regaining strength or energy

Full Definition of REFRESHMENT

1
:  the act of refreshing :  the state of being refreshed
2
a :  something (as food or drink) that refreshes
b plural
(1) :  a light meal (2) :  assorted light foods

Examples of REFRESHMENT

  1. Light refreshments will be served at the meeting.
  2. The workers were in need of refreshment.
  3. We went camping for relaxation and refreshment.

First Known Use of REFRESHMENT

14th century

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

Rhymes with REFRESHMENT

REFRESHMENT Defined for Kids

refreshment

noun re·fresh·ment \ri-ˈfresh-mənt\

Definition of REFRESHMENT for Kids

:  something (as food or drink) that refreshes —often used in pl.

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