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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!The tracks in mud looked very fresh.The body appeared to have fresh wounds.
synonyms:
brand-new, new
antonyms:
hackneyed, musty, set, stale, timeworn, tired, trite
similar words:
different, latest, novel, original, recent, unfamiliar, unused, unusual
definition 2: 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 3: of plants, newly picked or cut; not old or artificial.
It's always lovely to have fresh flowers on the table.I wanted to buy some lettuce, but none of it looked fresh.We grow our own vegetables because we we like them very fresh.
definition 4: not preserved by freezing or canning.
Fresh fish is considerably more expensive than frozen.
similar words:
raw, sweet
definition 5: free from impurities.
I love the fresh air in the mountains.With little access to fresh water, disease is common.
synonyms:
clean, pure
antonyms:
close, stagnant, sticky
similar words:
clear, sweet
definition 6: 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 7: newly added or introduced.
Fresh troops were sent in to the area.With a fresh supply of drugs, the clinic is able to treat patients again.This room looks great with its fresh coat of paint.
synonyms:
brand-new, new
antonyms:
worn, worn-out
similar words:
recent
definition 8: just arrived.
These cars are fresh from the factory.
synonyms:
brand-new, new
similar words:
latest, mint, newfangled, recent, unused
definition 9: 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 10: (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 11: having become able to give milk.
The farmer has two more fresh cows now.
antonyms:
dry
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