adjective, fresh·er, fresh·est.
- exciting; appealing; great.
- informed; up-to-date.
verb (used with or without object)
SYNONYMS FOR fresh
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Origin of fresh
synonym study for fresh
OTHER WORDS FROM freshfreshly, adverbfreshness, noun
Words nearby fresh
What is a basic definition of fresh?
Fresh is an adjective that describes something as new or recently made, as being not spoiled or not preserved, or as being energized or not tired. Fresh has many other senses as an adjective and a few as a noun and a verb.
If something is fresh, it has not existed for very long or is so new that it has never been used or seen before.
- Real-life examples: Kids like to play in fresh snow that is still soft and not frozen. A fresh pen has never been used before. When people want to try something different, they need fresh ideas.
- Used in a sentence: I grabbed a piece of paper that was fresh out of the pack.
When referring to food, the word fresh is used to mean the food is not spoiled, stale, or going rotten. The word fresh can also mean that food is raw and has not been treated, preserved, pickled, salted, or otherwise altered from its original form.
- Used in a sentence: That gross, smelly fish clearly isn’t fresh.
Fresh also means that someone hasn’t used any energy or is full of vigor.
- Used in a sentence: The tired players sat on the bench and fresh substitutes took their place.
Where does fresh come from?
The first records of fresh come from before the 900s. It ultimately comes from the Old English fersc, meaning “fresh” or “unsalted.”
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What are some other forms related to fresh?
- freshly (adverb)
- freshness (noun)
What are some synonyms for fresh?
What are some words that share a root or word element with fresh?
What are some words that often get used in discussing fresh?
How is fresh used in real life?
Fresh is a common word that most often describes something as being new or describes food as being unaltered or not spoiled.
✨Wishing everyone a fresh start and great year ahead in 2021✨
— 𝙆𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙝 (@knthcrvnts) December 31, 2020
Nothing makes me want to draw more than a fresh pencil! Good think I brought my sketchbook
— Keyvin ✨ (@thevirtualboii) July 20, 2019
What's the biggest issue stopping you from consuming fresh fruits & veggies daily? No time?
— Susanne Saldarriaga (@Susanne323) December 31, 2020
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Example sentences from the Web for fresh
Analysis done by the Economic Innovation Group estimates this legislation can transform more than $6 trillion of unrealized capital gains into fresh funding nationwide.Opportunity Zones haven’t fully reached their potential, but don’t write them off yet|jakemeth|September 16, 2020|Fortune
Bri Jones contributed vital rebounding and finishing as starting center, Natisha Hiedeman’s work as backup point guard helped keep starter Jasmine Thomas fresh, and the Sun have found an equilibrium that makes them scary.It’s Win Or Go Home This Week In The WNBA Playoffs|Howard Megdal|September 15, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
By doing so, I was able to bring new, fresh perspectives and networks to the table that will ultimately help Topicals be successful.The Gen Z founders of a boutique skincare brand tackling chronic skin conditions and stigma|Rachel King|September 13, 2020|Fortune
With traditional sports stalled or… er, different, esports and gaming in general have given folks a fresh way to enjoy competition.FaZe Clan’s Lee Trink, Troy Carter and Nick ‘Nickmercs’ Kolcheff are coming to Disrupt 2020|Jordan Crook|September 11, 2020|TechCrunch
You can see a state-by-state and race-by-race breakdown here, where the model will update daily with the freshest data.Our Forecast: Biden Has a Commanding (But Not Certain) Lead|Daniel Malloy|September 10, 2020|Ozy
But she says that getting some fresh air may help you feel better.
Both Rohan and Kalayjian recommend breathing in some fresh air each day.
A waiter brings out some fresh pretzels and homemade pork and wine sausages.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Apparently, the Major Case Squad is employed when homicides are fresh, East St. Louis Det. Gilda Johnson told me.
I was lost, fresh back from Vietnam, searching, maybe, for a peril the equivalent of war but aimed in the direction of life.
As fresh water exerts a very deadly influence on the Medus, this seems the most appropriate place for describing its action.
As he spoke the light disappeared, and a fresh one appeared from astern.The Black Bar|George Manville Fenn
The macas, and maize, and a fresh steak from the wild bull, enabled them to make a most excellent supper.The Forest Exiles|Mayne Reid
Into a large wide mouthed bottle, put French brandy, and fresh rose leaves, or lemon and orange peel.
I have fresh hopes given me; but I dare not please myself too much with them, lest I should be again disappointed.
British Dictionary definitions for fresh
Derived forms of freshfreshly, adverbfreshness, noun
Word Origin for fresh
Idioms and Phrases with fresh
In addition to the idioms beginning with fresh
- fresh as a daisy
- fresh out of
- breath of fresh air