afresh

adverb
\ə-ˈfresh \

Definition of afresh 

: from a fresh beginning : anew, again

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Synonyms & Antonyms for afresh

Synonyms

again, anew, over

Antonyms

nevermore

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Examples of afresh in a Sentence

the shooting broke out afresh when the bandits reappeared at the crest of the hill

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Americans started afresh with the Explorer satellite. Tony Long, WIRED, "Oct. 4, 1957: Russ Puts Man-Made Moon in Orbit!," 4 Oct. 2007

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First Known Use of afresh

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for afresh

Middle English a-fresche, from a- a- entry 1 + fresche fresh entry 1

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Dictionary Entries near afresh

Afrasian

a free hand

afreet

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afresh

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of afresh

: from a new beginning

afresh

adverb
\ə-ˈfresh \

Kids Definition of afresh

: again from the beginning Let's start afresh.

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