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neaten

neat·en

neaten

pronunciation:
ni tn
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: neatened, neatening, neatens
definition: to make neat; put in order (sometimes fol. by up).
similar words:
tidy
Word Parts
The word neaten contains the following part:
-en1 Old English verb-forming suffix that means to cause to be or become or have
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The suffix -en1 forms verbs from monosyllabic English adjectives.