What does refresh mean?

Definitions for refresh
rɪˈfrɛʃre·fresh

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. review, brush up, refreshverb

    refresh one's memory

    "I reviewed the material before the test"

  2. refresh, freshenverb

    make (to feel) fresh

    "The cool water refreshed us"

  3. freshen, refresh, refreshen, freshen upverb

    become or make oneself fresh again

    "She freshened up after the tennis game"

  4. refresh, freshen, refreshenverb

    make fresh again

Wiktionary

  1. refreshnoun

    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. refreshnoun

    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. refreshverb

    To renew or revitalize.

    Etymology: From refrescher (French: rafraîchir)

  4. refreshverb

    To reload a webpage on the internet.

    Etymology: From refrescher (French: rafraîchir)

  5. refreshverb

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

    Etymology: From refrescher (French: rafraîchir)

  6. refreshverb

    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. Refreshadjective

    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. Refreshadjective

    to make as if new; to repair; to restore

  3. Refreshnoun

    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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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. Tomislav Karamarko:

    It would be good if we all left, Oreskovic, Petrov and me, and the HDZ to provide a new prime-minister designate. We will do everything to find a solution as soon as possible, it would be the best solution to refresh the leading positions in the government.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Spend time for yourself, walk in solitude, refresh your mind and body so that you can spend time for others and walk with them! Spend time for yourself!

  3. Joanna Cohen:

    Monday can be thought of as the New Year's of the week -- a time to refresh and put our past bad deeds behind us and try and do better in the coming week.

  4. The USMC:

    Pauses in operations are not uncommon and are viewed as a responsible step to refresh and review best practices and procedures so our units remain capable, safe, and ready.

  5. Jon Guerra:

    We wanted to convey with color photography and a logo refresh that Lay's is a joyful and flavorful brand.

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    excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
    • A. frantic
    • B. victimised
    • C. noninvasive
    • D. whirring

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