make a fresh/new start

Definition of make a fresh/new start

  1. :  to start a new life Her divorce gave her an opportunity to make a fresh/new start.

Word by Word Definitions

makeplay
  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

freshplay
  1. :  having its original qualities unimpaired: such as

    :  full of or renewed in vigor :  refreshed

    :  not stale, sour, or decayed

  1. :  just recently :  newly

  1. :  an increased flow or rush (as of water) :  freshet

    :  a stream, spring, or pool of freshwater

  1. :  having recently come into existence :  recent, modern

    :  having been seen, used, or known for a short time :  novel

    :  unfamiliar

  1. :  newly, recently

startplay
  1. :  to move suddenly and violently :  spring

    :  to react with a sudden brief involuntary movement

    :  to issue with sudden force

  1. :  a sudden involuntary bodily movement or reaction

    :  a brief and sudden action or movement

    :  a sudden capricious impulse or outburst


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