Refresh

Definition of Refresh

Re`fresh´   Pronunciation: r?`fr?sh´
v. t.1.To make fresh again; to restore strength, spirit, animation, or the like, to; to relieve from fatigue or depression; to reinvigorate; to enliven anew; to reanimate; as, sleep refreshes the body and the mind.
[imp. & p. p. Refreshed (-fr?sht"); p. pr. & vb. n. Refreshing.]
Foer they have refreshed my spirit and yours.
- 1 Cor. xvi. 18.
And labor shall refresh itself with hope.
- Shak.
2.To make as if new; to repair; to restore.
The rest refresh the scaly snakes that fol
The shield of Pallas, and renew their gold.
- Dryden.
To refresh the memory
to quicken or strengthen it, as by a reference, review, memorandum, or suggestion.
n.1.The act of refreshing.

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