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Definitions of fresh

  1. imparting vitality and energy; " the bracing mountain air"
  2. very recently; " they are newly married"; " newly raised objections"; " a newly arranged hairdo"; " grass new washed by the rain"; " a freshly cleaned floor"; " we are fresh out of tomatoes"
  3. not yet used or soiled; " a fresh shirt"; " a fresh sheet of paper"; " an unused envelope"
  4. not stale or old; " fresh bread"; " a fresh scent"
  5. not containing or composed of salt water; " fresh water"
  6. ( of a cycle) beginning or occurring again; " a fresh start"; " fresh ideas"
  7. having recently calved and therefore able to give milk; " the cow is fresh"
  8. not artificial; " fresh cut flowers"
  9. free from impurities; " clean water"; " fresh air"
  10. not soured or preserved; " sweet milk"
  11. Possessed of original life and vigor; new and strong; unimpaired; sound.
  12. New; original; additional.
  13. Lately produced, gathered, or prepared for market; not stale; not dried or preserved; not wilted, faded, or tainted; in good condition; as, fresh vegetables, flowers, eggs, meat, fruit, etc.; recently made or obtained; occurring again; repeated; as, a fresh supply of goods; fresh tea, raisins, etc.; lately come or made public; as, fresh news; recently taken from a well or spring; as, fresh water.
  14. Youthful; florid; as, these fresh nymphs.
  15. In a raw, green, or untried state; uncultivated; uncultured; unpracticed; as, a fresh hand on a ship.
  16. Renewed in vigor, alacrity, or readiness for action; as, fresh for a combat; hence, tending to renew in vigor; rather strong; cool or brisk; as, a fresh wind.
  17. Not salt; as, fresh water, in distinction from that which is from the sea, or brackish; fresh meat, in distinction from that which is pickled or salted.
  18. A stream or spring of fresh water.
  19. A flood; a freshet.
  20. The mingling of fresh water with salt in rivers or bays, as by means of a flood of fresh water flowing toward or into the sea.
  21. To refresh; to freshen.
  22. New; recent; unfaded; uninjured by time; in good condition; not forgotten; strong and active; not wearied; lively; brisk; pure and cool; refreshing; not salt; pert; inexperienced.
  23. In a state of activity and health: new and strong: recently produced or obtained: untried: having renewed vigor: healthy: not salt.
  24. FRESHLY.
  25. FRESHNESS.
  26. A freshet; a spring of fresh water; a flood; an overflowing; an inundation: open weather; a day of open weather t a thaw ( Scotch):- pl. in the U. S., the mingling of fresh water with salt in rivers or bays, or the increased current of an abb- tide caused by a flood of fresh water flowing into the sea.
  27. New; recently made or obtained; cool; brisk; vigorous; not salt.
  28. Newly prepared or produced; unfaded; untainted; recent; new.
  29. Vigorous; strong; brisk.
  30. Unsalted.
  31. A sudden flood in a stream; an inundation.
  32. Brisk, healthy, and strong; looking young and vigorous; not faded; recently grown; not impaired by time; in a good state; not state; not forgotten or obliterated; not salt; recently from the well; pure and cool; not warm or vapid; in a state like that of recent growth; having new vigour. Fresh- way, the increased velocity of a vessel.
  33. Brisk; moving with celerity; not impaired or faded; not tainted; not stale; healthy in look or feeling; not salt; unpractised.
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Usage examples for fresh

  1. It was a fine night, and Susan stopped for a moment at the door to drink in the fresh air. – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  2. He must have fresh air, and he wanted to be by himself that he might think. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  3. Now they were fresh from Earth, with Earth- strength muscles- and they knew how to use them. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  4. She all ready fresh w'en dat feller she come. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  5. Never had Phebe looked so fresh and pretty as now. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  6. They are fresh enough in your memory, no doubt. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  7. It would be fresh life in you. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  8. You can get some fresh after a while. – The Trail to Yesterday by Charles Alden Seltzer
  9. They'll hate us for looking so fresh. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  10. " Wait a little," said Mrs. Parlin, with a fresh burst of tears. – Captain Horace by Sophie May
  11. I hate fresh air and I don't want to go out." – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  12. Has anything fresh happened? – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  13. " Fresh, indeed,- how different from London! – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  14. Now, look at me: I am as fresh as when we started. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  15. The room had a fresh and happy look. – The Best Ghost Stories by Various
  16. You've been fresh water to me, Glory." – The Law of Hemlock Mountain by Hugh Lundsford
  17. The worst trouble will be fresh water, but I think I can fix that. – Dick in the Everglades by A. W. Dimock
  18. " Good- bye," answered the little fresh children. – The Bobbsey Twins in the Country by Laura Lee Hope
  19. She had no power left to make fresh plans. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  20. On that morning when he took leave of his darling, on the same spot lay a dress also, but as white, as pure, as fresh as spring blossoms. – Boris Lensky by Ossip Schubin
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