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re·fresh

 (rĭ-frĕsh′)
v. re·freshed, re·fresh·ing, re·fresh·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To revive or reinvigorate, as with rest, food, or drink: She was refreshed by a quick nap.
b. To renew by stimulation: refresh one's memory; refreshed my French with an online course.
2. To make cool, clean, or moist; freshen up: refreshed the lettuce under the faucet.
3. To fill up again; replenish: refresh a drink.
4. Electronics To renew (the image on a display screen), as by renewing the flow of electrons from the cathode-ray tube: The faster a monitor refreshes images, the less it flickers.
5. Computers
a. To update (the information displayed on a screen), as to reflect the most recent changes to a webpage being viewed.
b. To maintain (data in a dynamic RAM) by sending a new electric pulse to recharge the chips.
v.intr.
1. To take refreshment.
2. To become fresh again; revive.

[Middle English refresshen, from Old French refreschir : re-, re- + fres, fresche, fresh (of Germanic origin).]

refresh

(rɪˈfrɛʃ)
vb
1. (usually tr or reflexive) to make or become fresh or vigorous, as through rest, drink, or food; revive or reinvigorate
2. (tr) to enliven (something worn or faded), as by adding new decorations
3. (tr) to stimulate (the memory)
4. (tr) to replenish, as with new equipment or stores
5. (Computer Science) computing to display the latest updated version (of a web page or document); reload
[C14: from Old French refreschir; see re-, fresh]
reˈfreshful adj

re•fresh

(rɪˈfrɛʃ)

v.t.
1. to renew the vigor or energy of (oneself or another), as with food, drink, or rest.
2. to stimulate (the memory).
3. to reinvigorate or cheer (the mind or spirits).
4. to freshen in appearance, color, etc.
v.i.
5. to take refreshment, esp. food or drink.
6. to become fresh or vigorous again; revive.
[1325–75; Middle English refreschen < Middle French refreschir, Old French. See re-, fresh]
re•fresh′er, n.

refresh


Past participle: refreshed
Gerund: refreshing

Imperative
refresh
refresh
Present
I refresh
you refresh
he/she/it refreshes
we refresh
you refresh
they refresh
Preterite
I refreshed
you refreshed
he/she/it refreshed
we refreshed
you refreshed
they refreshed
Present Continuous
I am refreshing
you are refreshing
he/she/it is refreshing
we are refreshing
you are refreshing
they are refreshing
Present Perfect
I have refreshed
you have refreshed
he/she/it has refreshed
we have refreshed
you have refreshed
they have refreshed
Past Continuous
I was refreshing
you were refreshing
he/she/it was refreshing
we were refreshing
you were refreshing
they were refreshing
Past Perfect
I had refreshed
you had refreshed
he/she/it had refreshed
we had refreshed
you had refreshed
they had refreshed
Future
I will refresh
you will refresh
he/she/it will refresh
we will refresh
you will refresh
they will refresh
Future Perfect
I will have refreshed
you will have refreshed
he/she/it will have refreshed
we will have refreshed
you will have refreshed
they will have refreshed
Future Continuous
I will be refreshing
you will be refreshing
he/she/it will be refreshing
we will be refreshing
you will be refreshing
they will be refreshing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been refreshing
you have been refreshing
he/she/it has been refreshing
we have been refreshing
you have been refreshing
they have been refreshing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been refreshing
you will have been refreshing
he/she/it will have been refreshing
we will have been refreshing
you will have been refreshing
they will have been refreshing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been refreshing
you had been refreshing
he/she/it had been refreshing
we had been refreshing
you had been refreshing
they had been refreshing
Conditional
I would refresh
you would refresh
he/she/it would refresh
we would refresh
you would refresh
they would refresh
Past Conditional
I would have refreshed
you would have refreshed
he/she/it would have refreshed
we would have refreshed
you would have refreshed
they would have refreshed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.refresh - refresh one's memory; "I reviewed the material before the test"
recall, recollect, remember, call back, call up, retrieve, think - recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"
2.refresh - make (to feel) fresh; "The cool water refreshed us"
ventilate, air out, vent, air - expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
regenerate, renew - reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"
3.refresh - become or make oneself fresh again; "She freshened up after the tennis game"
wash up, lave - wash one's face and hands; "She freshened up in the bathroom"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
4.refresh - make fresh again
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
fag out, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary, tire out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, fag, wear - exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"

refresh

verb
2. replenish, restore, repair, renew, top up, renovate She appeared, her make-up refreshed.
3. stimulate, prompt, renew, jog, prod, brush up (informal) Allow me to refresh your memory.

refresh

verb
1. To impart renewed energy and strength to (a person):
2. To make new or as if new again:
Idiom: give a new look to.
Translations
يُنْعِش
osvěžitposílit
forfriske
piristäävirkistää
felfrissítfelüdít
hressa viî
užkandžiai ir gėrimai
atspirdzinātatsvaidzināt
osvežiti
canlandırmak

refresh

[rɪˈfreʃ] VT
1. [drink, sleep, bath] → refrescar
to refresh sb's memoryrefrescar la memoria a algn
to refresh o.srefrescarse, tomar un refresco
2. (Comput) [+ screen, page] → actualizar

refresh

[rɪˈfrɛʃ] vt
(= cause to look or feel fresher) [+ skin, feet] → rafraîchir; [+ salad, vegetables] → rafraîchir
Soak your feet in cold water to refresh them → Trempez vos pieds dans l'eau froide pour les rafraîchir.
(= give more energy to) [food, sleep] [+ person] → redonner des forces à
A short nap will refresh you → Un petit somme vous redonnera des forces.
(COMPUTING) [+ web page, screen] → rafraîchir
Click to refresh the page → Cliquez pour rafraîchir la page.
(= renew) [+ supplies] → renouveler
to refresh sb's memory (= remind sb) → rafraîchir la mémoire de qn
Allow me to refresh your memory → Permettez-moi de vous rafraîchir la mémoire.
to refresh one's memory (= remind oneself) → se rafraîchir la mémoire
to refresh one's memory of sth → se remémorer qch

refresh

vt
(drink, bath, sleep, rest) → erfrischen; (meal) → stärken; to refresh oneself (with drink) → eine Erfrischung zu sich (dat)nehmen; (with a bath) → sich erfrischen; (with food) → sich stärken; (with sleep, rest) → sich ausruhen; to refresh oneself with a glass of beerzur Erfrischung ein Glas Bier trinken; to refresh one’s memorysein Gedächtnis auffrischen; let me refresh your memoryich will Ihrem Gedächtnis nachhelfen
(Comput: command) displayaktualisieren

refresh

[rɪˈfrɛʃ] vt (subj, drink) → rinfrescare; (food, sleep, bath) → ristorare (fig) (memory) → rinfrescare

refresh

(rəˈfreʃ) verb
to give new strength and energy to; to make (a person etc) feel less hot, tired etc, eg after or during a period of hard work. This glass of cool lemonade will refresh you.
reˈfreshing adjective
1. giving new strength and energy; having a cooling and relaxing effect. a refreshing drink of cold water.
2. particularly pleasing because different from normal. It is refreshing to hear a politician speak so honestly.
reˈfreshingly adverb
reˈfreshments noun plural
food and drink served eg at a meeting. Light refreshments are available in the other room.
refresh someone's memory
to remind (someone) of the facts and details of something.

re·fresh

v. refrescar; renovar, revivir; refrescarse; renovarse.
References in classic literature ?
Let's have a sensible game of Authors to refresh our minds," proposed Jo.
Clare, gravely pulling the bell as he did so; "meanwhile, cousin, you must be wanting to retire to your apartment, and refresh yourself a little, after your journey.
But she will be happy with you, and if your heart is old and tired, give it into her keeping; she will make it young again, she will refresh it, she will make it sing.
There is hardly any desiring to refresh such a memory as that,"said Mr.
The more you and I converse, the better; for while I cannot blight you, you may refresh me.
Sydney Carton drank nothing but a tittle coffee, ate some bread, and, having washed and changed to refresh himself, went out to the place of trial.
My dinner went away almost untasted, and I tried to refresh myself with a glass or two of wine.
I have seen your pleasant home, and your old father, and all the innocent cheerful playful ways with which you refresh your business life.
Rebecca,'' said Ivanhoe, ``thou hast painted a hero; surely they rest but to refresh their force, or to provide the means of crossing the moat Under such a leader as thou hast spoken this knight to be, there are no craven fears, no cold-blooded delays, no yielding up a gallant emprize; since the difficulties which render it arduous render it also glorious.
We staid there three weeks to refresh our crew, many of whom were sick.
When he opened his eyes for the second time, he begged me to bring him a melon and some sugar, that he might eat and refresh himself.
At last he thought, 'At a pinch I can eat a salad; it does not taste particularly nice, but it will refresh me.