- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)InvigorationNouns — refreshment, invigoration, recuperation (see restoration); ventilation; recreation, diversion, regalement, repast, food, nourishment. Informal, pick-me-up, bracer. See relief, pleasure.Verbs1. refresh, brace, strengthen, invigorate, stimulate; brisken, freshen (up), recruit, enliven; renew, revive, revivify, [re]animate; regale, cheer, cool, fan, ventilate, air, slake. Informal, give a new lease on life, buck up.2. breathe, respire, take a long breath; recuperate, revive, regain one's strength, come to oneself, perk (up).Adjectives — refreshing, etc.; brisk, cool, restorative, recuperative, restful, pleasant, comfortable; refreshed, fresh, untired, unwearied.II(Roget's IV) n.III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.fortification, *pick-me-up, nourishment, sustenance, food, drink, bite, snack.
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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., вЂњact or fact of refreshing,вЂќ 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 — (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 … English dictionary for students
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