refreshment

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noun re·fresh·ment \ri-ˈfresh-mənt\

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 in a sentence

  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



REFRESHMENT Defined for English Language Learners

refreshment

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noun re·fresh·ment \ri-ˈfresh-mənt\

Definition of refreshment for English Language Learners

  • refreshments : drinks and small amounts of food

  • : food and drink

  • : the process of becoming rested and regaining strength or energy


REFRESHMENT Defined for Kids

refreshment

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noun re·fresh·ment \ri-ˈfresh-mənt\

Definition of refreshment for Students

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



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