neaten

[ neet-n ]
/ ˈnit n /

verb (used with object)

to make neat: a day spent neatening the kitchen shelves.

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Origin of neaten

First recorded in 1895–1900; neat1 + -en1
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British Dictionary definitions for neaten

neaten
/ (ˈniːtən) /

verb

(tr) to make neat; tidy
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