What does refresh mean?

Definitions for refresh
rɪˈfrɛʃre·fresh

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word refresh.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. review, brush up, refresh(verb)

    refresh one's memory

    "I reviewed the material before the test"

  2. refresh, freshen(verb)

    make (to feel) fresh

    "The cool water refreshed us"

  3. freshen, refresh, refreshen, freshen up(verb)

    become or make oneself fresh again

    "She freshened up after the tennis game"

  4. refresh, freshen, refreshen(verb)

    make fresh again

Wiktionary

  1. refresh(Noun)

    The periodic energizing required to maintain the contents of computer memory, the display luminance of a computer screen, etc.

    Etymology: From refrescher (French: rafraîchir)

  2. refresh(Noun)

    The update of a display (in a web browser or similar software) to show the latest version of the data.

    Etymology: From refrescher (French: rafraîchir)

  3. refresh(Verb)

    To renew or revitalize.

    Etymology: From refrescher (French: rafraîchir)

  4. refresh(Verb)

    To reload a webpage on the internet.

    Etymology: From refrescher (French: rafraîchir)

  5. refresh(Verb)

    To cause (a web browser or similar software) to refresh its display.

    Etymology: From refrescher (French: rafraîchir)

  6. refresh(Verb)

    To perform the periodic energizing required to maintain the contents of computer memory, the display luminance of a computer screen, etc.

    Etymology: From refrescher (French: rafraîchir)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Refresh(adj)

    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

  2. Refresh(adj)

    to make as if new; to repair; to restore

  3. Refresh(noun)

    the act of refreshing

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Refresh

    rē-fresh′, v.t. to give new strength, spirit, &c. to: to revive after exhaustion: to enliven: to restore a fresh appearance to.—v.i. to become fresh again: (coll.) to take refreshment, as food and drink.—v.t. Rēfresh′en, to make fresh again.—n. Rēfresh′er, one who, or that which, refreshes: a fee paid to counsel for continuing his attention to a case, esp. when adjourned.—adj. Rēfresh′ful, full of power to refresh: refreshing.—adv. Rēfresh′fully.—p.adj. Rēfresh′ing, reviving, invigorating.—adv. Rēfresh′ingly, in a refreshing manner: so as to revive.—ns. Rēfresh′ingness; Refresh′ment, the act of refreshing: new strength or spirit after exhaustion: that which refreshes, as food or rest—(pl.) usually food and drink.—Refreshment, or Refection, Sunday, the fourth Sunday in Lent.

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How to say refresh in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of refresh in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of refresh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of refresh in a Sentence

  1. Cato the Elder:

    The best way to keep good acts in memory is to refresh them with new.

  2. William Ellery Channing:

    Innocent amusements are such as excite moderately, and such as produce a cheerful frame of mind, not boisterous mirth; such as refresh, instead of exhausting, the system; such as recur frequently, rather than continue long; such as send us back to our daily duties invigorated in body and spirit; such as we can partake of in the presence and society of respectable friends; such as consist with and are favorable to a grateful piety; such as are chastened by self-respect, and are accompanied with the consciousness that life has a higher end than to be amused.

  3. Todd Rosenbluth:

    Investors tend to view indexed ETFs as purely assets they can buy and ignore, and these changes are a reminder that investors need to regularly look inside their ETFs because the stocks and country weightings can change as the index providers refresh those indices.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Sometimes you must leave everything and refresh yourself in the silence of a misty lake! Every such refreshment will give you an opportunity to make a long jump on the way to your target!

  5. Dax Ward:

    Mighty are the winds of time, which sweep away the despair of a broken heart, which blow back the essence of life, which refresh the soul with yet another sweet countenance.

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