verb (used with object)
- to make (the stomach, soil, etc.) less acidic, as by means of certain preparations, chemicals, etc.
- to remove sulfur and its compounds from (oil or gas).
- to enhance the value of (loan collateral) by including additional or especially valuable securities.
- to add to the value or attractiveness of (any proposition, holding, etc.).
verb (used without object)
Words nearby sweeten
OTHER WORDS FROM sweeten
Examples from the Web for sweetened
He poured milk into the tea, and then poured the tea into the bowl on top of the cereal, turning it into a sweetened mush.
And so Europeans sweetened it, giving us so-called tonic water, the “tonic” being the antidote to malaria.A Malaria Vaccine That Cuts 46% of Infections Is a 100% a Big Deal|Kent Sepkowitz|October 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Slice tarte into individual pieces and garnish with a dollop of sweetened mascarpone.
"You know I never take cream before I've sweetened it," said she, with even more emphasis on the "never" than usual.Wives and Daughters|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
It is the important ingredient in candies, pastries, sweetened drinks, etc.
Some ginger ale is made by putting yeast in sweetened ginger water.Applied Physiology|Frank Overton
The expressed juice is then strained, and may be used thus, or may be sweetened.
Send it to table immediately, with a sauce of sweetened cream, flavoured with rose or orange-flower water.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie