sweeten, dulcify, edulcorate, dulcorate(verb)
make sweeter in taste
make sweeter, more pleasant, or more agreeable
"sweeten a deal"
To make sweet to the taste.
to sweeten tea
To make pleasing or grateful to the mind or feelings.
To make mild or kind; to soften.
to sweeten the temper
To make less painful or laborious; to relieve.
to sweeten the cares of life
To soften to the eye; to make delicate.
To make pure and salubrious by destroying noxious matter.
To make warm and fertile.
to dry and sweeten soils
To restore to purity; to free from taint.
to sweeten water, butter, or meat
To make more attractive;
to sweeten the deal by increasing the price offered
To become sweet.
to make sweet to the taste; as, to sweeten tea
to make pleasing or grateful to the mind or feelings; as, to sweeten life; to sweeten friendship
to make mild or kind; to soften; as, to sweeten the temper
to make less painful or laborious; to relieve; as, to sweeten the cares of life
to soften to the eye; to make delicate
to make pure and salubrious by destroying noxious matter; as, to sweeten rooms or apartments that have been infected; to sweeten the air
to make warm and fertile; -- opposed to sour; as, to dry and sweeten soils
to restore to purity; to free from taint; as, to sweeten water, butter, or meat
to become sweet
Origin: [See Sweet, a.]
The numerical value of sweeten in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of sweeten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of sweeten in a Sentence
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
We're gonna have to sweeten some of these jokes. That’s a showbiz term for “Add sugar to”.
Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy rest.
Brewers are allowed to artificially color, flavor, sweeten and preserve their products, as well as use foam enhancers, if the industry takes pride in its ingredients, it should list them on labels and not simply on the web.
The certain prospect of death could sweeten every life with a precious and fragrant drop of levity- and now you strange apothecary souls have turned it into an ill-tasting drop of poison that makes the whole of life repulsive.
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- dulcificō, dulcō, condulcō, dulcōrōLatin
- séissenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- adoçar, adocicarPortuguese
- сласти́ть, подсласти́ть, подслаща́ть, подсла́щиватьRussian
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