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refreshment

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noun re·fresh·ment \ri-ˈfresh-mənt\

Simple Definition of refreshment

  • 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. 1 :  the act of refreshing :  the state of being refreshed

  2. 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.



14th Century

First Known Use of refreshment

14th century

Rhymes with refreshment




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