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fresh

 
 
pronunciation:
fresh
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: fresher, freshest
definition 1: newly made, gained, or experienced.
I brought her a fresh cup of tea.That really is a fresh idea!
synonyms:
brand-new, new
antonyms:
hackneyed, musty, set, stale, timeworn, tired, trite
similar words:
different, latest, novel, original, recent, unfamiliar, unused, unusual
definition 2: just arrived.
These cars are fresh from the factory.
synonyms:
brand-new, new
similar words:
latest, mint, newfangled, recent, unused
definition 3: still good to eat or drink; not spoiled.
Is this meat fresh?
synonyms:
sweet
antonyms:
bad, foul, off, rancid, rotten, sour, stale
similar words:
edible, forward, potable
definition 4: not preserved by freezing or canning.
Fresh fish is considerably more expensive than frozen.
similar words:
raw, sweet
definition 5: newly added or introduced.
Fresh troops were sent in to the area.
synonyms:
brand-new, new
antonyms:
worn, worn-out
similar words:
recent
definition 6: revived; renewed.
He looked fresh when he returned from his vacation.
synonyms:
new, refreshed, renewed, revived
antonyms:
exhausted, jaded, prostrate, stagnant, timeworn, tired, weary
similar words:
energetic
definition 7: not salty.
Most lakes contain fresh water rather than salt water.Salmon return from the sea to fresh water to spawn.
synonyms:
sweet
similar words:
pure
definition 8: cool, refreshing, and free from impurities.
I love the fresh air in the mountains.
synonyms:
clean, pure
antonyms:
close, stagnant, sticky
similar words:
clear, sweet
definition 9: (informal) rudely presumptuous; sassy.
He was sent to the principal's office for getting fresh with the teacher.
synonyms:
cheeky, forward, impudent, presumptuous, sassy, saucy
similar words:
bold, brash, brazen, insolent, nervy
definition 10: having become able to give milk.
The farmer has a fresh cow.
antonyms:
dry
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