Definition and Meanings for fresh

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Fresh is ranked 1,108 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of fresh

adjective, comparative, superlative, noun, transitive verb

Etymology of fresh

oe. fresch, as. fersc; akin to d. versch, g. frisch, ohg. frisc, sw. frisk, dan. frisk, fersk, icel. fr frisky, brisk, ferskr fresh; cf. it. fresco, of. fres, freis, fem. freske, fresche, f. frais, fem. fra, which are of german origin. cf. fraischeur, fresco, frisk

Meaning of fresh


as adjective, comparative, superlative

  • possessed of original life and vigor; new and strong; unimpaired; sound.
  • new; original; additional.
  • 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.
  • youthful; florid; as, these fresh nymphs.
  • in a raw, green, or untried state; uncultivated; uncultured; unpracticed; as, a fresh hand on a ship.
  • 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.
  • 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.

as noun

  • a stream or spring of fresh water.
  • a flood; a freshet.
  • 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.

as transitive verb

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