Refreshment

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Refreshment->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bracing
bracing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ recovery of strength
recovery of strength
&c. 159
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ restoration
restoration
revival
&c. 660
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ repair
repair
refection
refocillation|
refreshment
regalement
bait
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ relief
relief
&c. 834
PARAG:Refreshment->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ brace
brace
&c.(strengthen) 159
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ reinvigorate
reinvigorate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ air
air
freshen up
refresh
recruit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ repair
repair
&c.(restore) 660
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fan
fan
refocillate|
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ refresh the inner man
refresh the inner man
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ breathe
breathe
respire
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ drink in the ozone
drink in the ozone
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ draw breath
draw breath
take breath
gather breath
take a long breath
regain breath
recover breath
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ get better
get better
raise one's head
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ recover one's strength
recover one's strength
regain one's strength
renew one's strength
&c. 159
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ perk up
perk up
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ come to oneself
come to oneself
&c.(revive) 660
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ feel like a giant refreshed
feel like a giant refreshed
PARAG:Refreshment->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ refreshing
refreshing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ recuperative
recuperative
&c. 660
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ refreshed
refreshed
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ untired
untired
unwearied

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Refreshment — Re*fresh ment ( ment), n. [CF. OF. refreschissement, F. rafra[^i]chissement.] 1. The act of refreshing, or the state of being refreshed; restoration of strength, spirit, vigor, or liveliness; relief after suffering; new life or animation after… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refreshment — index enjoyment (pleasure), renewal, revival, solace, treat Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • refreshment — late 14c., “act or fact of refreshing,” from O.Fr. refreschement, from refrescher (see REFRESH (Cf. refresh)). Refreshments, of food and drink only, from 1660s …   Etymology dictionary

  • refreshment — [n] small amount of food or drink bite, pick me up*, snack, spread, tidbit; concept 457 …   New thesaurus

  • refreshment — ► NOUN 1) a light snack or drink. 2) the giving of fresh strength or energy …   English terms dictionary

  • refreshment — [ri fresh′mənt] n. [ME refreshement < MFr refreschement] 1. a refreshing or being refreshed 2. something that refreshes, as food, drink, or rest 3. [pl.] food or drink or both, esp. as a light meal …   English World dictionary

  • refreshment — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ light ▪ liquid (humorous) VERB + REFRESHMENT ▪ need ▪ enjoy, get, take …   Collocations dictionary

  • refreshment — re|fresh|ment [rıˈfreʃmənt] n formal 1.) refreshments [plural] small amounts of food and drink that are provided at a meeting, sports event etc ▪ Refreshments will be served after the meeting. 2.) [U] food and drink in general ▪ We worked all day …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • refreshment — [[t]rɪfre̱ʃmənt[/t]] refreshments 1) N PLURAL Refreshments are drinks and small amounts of food that are provided, for example, during a meeting or a journey. 2) N UNCOUNT You can refer to food and drink as refreshment. [FORMAL] May I offer you… …   English dictionary

  • refreshment — noun 1 refreshments (plural) small amounts of food and drink that are provided at a meeting, sports event etc: Refreshments will be served after the meeting. 2 (U) food and drink in general: We worked all day without refreshment. | liquid… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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