What does sweeten mean?

Definitions for sweeten
ˈswit nsweet·en

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sweeten, dulcify, edulcorate, dulcorate(verb)

    make sweeter in taste

  2. sweeten(verb)

    make sweeter, more pleasant, or more agreeable

    "sweeten a deal"

Wiktionary

  1. sweeten(Verb)

    To make sweet to the taste.

    to sweeten tea

  2. sweeten(Verb)

    To make pleasing or grateful to the mind or feelings.

  3. sweeten(Verb)

    To make mild or kind; to soften.

    to sweeten the temper

  4. sweeten(Verb)

    To make less painful or laborious; to relieve.

    to sweeten the cares of life

  5. sweeten(Verb)

    To soften to the eye; to make delicate.

  6. sweeten(Verb)

    To make pure and salubrious by destroying noxious matter.

  7. sweeten(Verb)

    To make warm and fertile.

    to dry and sweeten soils

  8. sweeten(Verb)

    To restore to purity; to free from taint.

    to sweeten water, butter, or meat

  9. sweeten(Verb)

    To make more attractive;

    to sweeten the deal by increasing the price offered

  10. sweeten(Verb)

    To become sweet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sweeten(adj)

    to make sweet to the taste; as, to sweeten tea

  2. Sweeten(adj)

    to make pleasing or grateful to the mind or feelings; as, to sweeten life; to sweeten friendship

  3. Sweeten(adj)

    to make mild or kind; to soften; as, to sweeten the temper

  4. Sweeten(adj)

    to make less painful or laborious; to relieve; as, to sweeten the cares of life

  5. Sweeten(adj)

    to soften to the eye; to make delicate

  6. Sweeten(adj)

    to make pure and salubrious by destroying noxious matter; as, to sweeten rooms or apartments that have been infected; to sweeten the air

  7. Sweeten(adj)

    to make warm and fertile; -- opposed to sour; as, to dry and sweeten soils

  8. Sweeten(adj)

    to restore to purity; to free from taint; as, to sweeten water, butter, or meat

  9. Sweeten(verb)

    to become sweet

  10. Origin: [See Sweet, a.]

How to pronounce sweeten?

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How to say sweeten in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweeten in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweeten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of sweeten in a Sentence

  1. Francis Bacon, Essays (1625):

    Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.

  2. Mitch Hedberg:

    We're gonna have to sweeten some of these jokes. That’s a showbiz term for “Add sugar to”.

  3. Francis Quarles:

    Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy rest.

  4. Michael Jacobson:

    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.

  5. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    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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