Thesaurus

refresh

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of refresh

  1. 1 to bring back to a former condition or vigor brought out some iced tea to refresh the spirits of the folks working out in the sun Synonyms of refresh freshen, recharge, recreate, renew, refreshen, regenerate, rejuvenate, repair, restore, resuscitate, revitalize, revive, revivifyWords Related to refresh make over, overhaul, reclaim, recondition, reconstitute, redesign, redevelop, redo, reengineer, refurbish, rehab, rehabilitate, remake, remodel, renovate; refill, replenish, resupply; modernize, update

  2. 2 to take a meal we were looking for a family-friendly restaurant where we could sit down and refresh before continuing Synonyms of refresh eat, fare, feed, partake, dine, victualWords Related to refresh banquet, feast, repast; chow (down), dig in; glut, gorge, gormandize, overeat, overfeed, pig out; graze, nibble, nosh, pick, snack; board, mess, dine out; breakfast, lunch, sup; picnicNear Antonyms of refresh diet, fast

Synonym Discussion of refresh

renew, restore, refresh, renovate, rejuvenate mean to make like new. renew implies a restoration of what had become faded or disintegrated so that it seems like new.
    • efforts to renew the splendor of the old castle
restore implies a return to an original state after depletion or loss.
    • restored a fine piece of furniture
refresh implies the supplying of something necessary to restore lost strength, animation, or power.
    • a refreshing drink
renovate suggests a renewing by cleansing, repairing, or rebuilding.
    • the apartment has been entirely renovated
rejuvenate suggests the restoration of youthful vigor, powers, or appearance.
    • the change in jobs rejuvenated her spirits


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