Thesaurus

moistens

verb
present tense third-person singular of moisten

Synonyms & Antonyms of moistens

to make or become slightly or moderately wet
  • moisten the cloth before cleaning with it

Synonyms for moistens

Words Related to moistens

Near Antonyms for moistens

Antonyms for moistens

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about moistens

Cite this Entry

“Moistens.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/moistens. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on moistens

Nglish: Translation of moistens for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of moistens for Arabic Speakers

Comments on moistens

What made you want to look up moistens? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!