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)
Origin of sweeten
Related Words for sweetenedmull, alleviate, honey, candy, sugar, placate, conciliate, assuage, soothe, pacify, mollify, propitiate, candy-coat, sugar-coat
Examples from the Web for sweetened
Contemporary Examples of sweetened
Valdespino ‘Ideal’ and Alvear Pale Cream are sweetened Fino and make delicious mid-day nips.Why Maya Angelou Loved Sherry, The Drink of Brilliant Renegades
June 15, 2014
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.Arafat’s Polonium Poisoning Mystery Resurfaces
November 7, 2013
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
October 9, 2013
Slice tarte into individual pieces and garnish with a dollop of sweetened mascarpone.Divine Apple Dishes
January 6, 2011
Historical Examples of sweetened
We sweetened our cakes wid molasses, and dey was plenty sweet too.Slave Narratives, Oklahoma
He sweetened his tea with some sugar from another package, and sliced a lemon into it.Trapped in 'Black Russia'
It was sweetened by maple-sugar; and each helped himself to cream to his own liking.The Desert Home
Our joy at being chosen for this enterprise, sweetened the labor of paddling from morning till night.
Finally, I made an excuse to go to the house for a jug of sweetened water.When Life Was Young
C. A. Stephens