1. recently made, produced, or harvested;
- Example: "fresh bread"
- Example: "a fresh scent"
- Example: "fresh lettuce"
2. (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again;
- Example: "a fresh start"
- Example: "fresh ideas"
3. imparting vitality and energy;
- Example: "the bracing mountain air"
[syn: bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic]
4. original and of a kind not seen before;
- Example: "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"
[syn: fresh, new, novel]
5. not canned or otherwise preserved;
- Example: "fresh vegetables"
6. not containing or composed of salt water;
- Example: "fresh water"
[syn: fresh, sweet]
7. having recently calved and therefore able to give milk;
- Example: "the cow is fresh"
8. with restored energy;
[syn: fresh, invigorated, refreshed, reinvigorated]
9. not soured or preserved;
- Example: "sweet milk"
[syn: fresh, sweet, unfermented]
10. free from impurities;
- Example: "clean water"
- Example: "fresh air"
[syn: clean, fresh]
11. not yet used or soiled;
- Example: "a fresh shirt"
- Example: "a fresh sheet of paper"
- Example: "an unused envelope"
[syn: fresh, unused]
12. improperly forward or bold;
- Example: "don't be fresh with me"
- Example: "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"
- Example: "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"
- Example: "Don't get wise with me!"
[syn: fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy, wise]
1. very recently;
- Example: "they are newly married"
- Example: "newly raised objections"
- Example: "a newly arranged hairdo"
- Example: "grass new washed by the rain"
- Example: "a freshly cleaned floor"
- Example: "we are fresh out of tomatoes"
[syn: newly, freshly, fresh, new]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fresh \Fresh\ (fr[e^]sh), a. [Compar. Fresher (fr[e^]sh"[~e]r); superl. Freshest.] [OE. fresch, AS. fersc; akin to D. versch, G. frisch, OHG. frisc, Sw. frisk, Dan. frisk, fersk, Icel. fr[imac]skr frisky, brisk, ferskr fresh; cf. It. fresco, OF. fres, freis, fem. freske, fresche, F. frais, fem. fra[^i]che, which are of German origin. Cf. Fraischeur, Fresco, Frisk.] 1. Possessed of original life and vigor; new and strong; unimpaired; sound. [1913 Webster] 2. New; original; additional. "Fear of fresh mistakes." --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] A fresh pleasure in every fresh posture of the limbs. --Landor. [1913 Webster] 3. 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. [1913 Webster] 4. Youthful; florid; as, these fresh nymphs. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. In a raw, green, or untried state; uncultivated; uncultured; unpracticed; as, a fresh hand on a ship. [1913 Webster] 6. 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. [1913 Webster] 7. 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. [1913 Webster] Fresh breeze (Naut.), a breeze between a moderate and a strong breeze; one blowinq about twenty miles an hour. Fresh gale, a gale blowing about forty-five miles an hour. Fresh way (Naut.), increased speed. Syn: Sound; unimpaired; recent; unfaded: ruddy; florid; sweet; good: inexperienced; unpracticed: unused; lively; vigorous; strong. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fresh \Fresh\, n.; pl. Freshes. 1. A stream or spring of fresh water. [1913 Webster] He shall drink naught but brine; for I'll not show him Where the quick freshes are. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A flood; a freshet. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 3. 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. --Beverly. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fresh \Fresh\, v. t. To refresh; to freshen. [Obs.] --Rom. of R. [1913 Webster]The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (17 December 2009):
["Fresh: A Higher-Order Language Based on Unification", G. Smolka, in Logic Programming: Functions, Relations and Equations", D. DeGroot et al, P-H 1986, pp. 469-524]. (1996-04-28)Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
379 Moby Thesaurus words for "fresh": Niagara, a novice at, a stranger to, accessory, active, actual, additional, adolescent stream, aeolian, airish, airy, alert, alive, alternative, ancillary, another, arroyo, artless, as is, authentic, auxiliary, avant-garde, beck, being, biggety, blasty, bleached, blooming, blowy, bluff, blustering, blusterous, blustery, bold, boreal, bourn, bracing, braided stream, branch, brand-new, brash, brassy, brazen, breezy, bright, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, brisk, brook, brooklet, burn, callow, cataract, channel, cheeky, cheering, chill, chilly, chutzpadik, clean, cleanly, clear, cocky, collateral, contemporaneous, contemporary, contemptuous, contributory, cool, coolish, cordial, creative, creek, crick, crisp, crispy, crude, crusty, current, dainty, deluge, derisive, dewy, different, dirt-free, disrespectful, drafty, eidetic, else, enduring, energetic, energizing, ever-new, evergreen, exhilarating, existent, existing, extant, extra, facy, fair, farther, fastidious, favonian, firsthand, flawy, fledgling, flip, flippant, flood, flourishing, flowing stream, flush, flushed, fluviation, forward, fresh as April, freshet, further, gally, gill, gleaming, glistening, glowing, gratuitous, green, green as grass, gusty, harmless, healthy, held back, held in reserve, held out, ignorant, imaginative, immaculate, immanent, immature, immediate, impertinent, impudent, in abeyance, in hand, inexperienced, insolent, instant, intact, invigorated, invigorating, inviolate, keen, kept in remembrance, kill, kosher, lasting, latest, lazy stream, lively, maiden, maidenly, malapert, meandering stream, midchannel, midstream, millstream, mint, moderate, modern, modernistic, more, most recent, moving road, naive, natural, navigable river, neoteric, nervy, nestling, new, new to, new-fashioned, newfangled, nonpolluted, novel, of cleanly habits, original, other, pert, pink, plus, pour, present, present-age, present-day, present-time, presumptuous, pristine, puffy, pure, put aside, put by, race, racing stream, raw, recalled, recent, recollected, refreshed, refreshful, refreshing, regaling, remembered, renewed, reserve, retained, revolutionary, ritually pure, river, rivulet, rosy, rosy-cheeked, rousing, ruddy, rude, run, rundle, runlet, runnel, running, sassy, saucy, saved, scatheless, sempervirent, shiny, sike, smart, smart-alecky, smart-ass, smut-free, smutless, spare, sparkling, spate, spill stream, spotless, spry, squally, stainless, stimulating, stored, stream, stream action, streamlet, striking, strong, subterranean river, supernumerary, supplemental, supplementary, surplus, suspended, sweet, tahar, temperate, that be, that is, to spare, tonic, topical, torrent, tubbed, ulterior, unaccustomed to, unacquainted with, unadulterated, unapplied, unbeaten, unbesmirched, unblemished, unblotted, unbroken, unbruised, uncalled-for, unconsumed, unconventional, unconversant, unconversant with, uncouth, undamaged, undefaced, undefiled, undeformed, undemolished, underived, undestroyed, undeveloped, unemployed, unexercised, unexpended, unexperienced, unfaded, unfamiliar with, unfledged, unforgotten, unhandled, unharmed, unhurt, unimpaired, uninitiated in, uninjured, unique, unmaimed, unmangled, unmarked, unmarred, unmatured, unmuddied, unorthodox, unpolluted, unpracticed, unpracticed in, unripe, unscarred, unscathed, unscratched, unseasoned, unshattered, unskilled in, unsmirched, unsmudged, unsoiled, unsophisticated, unspent, unspoiled, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, untainted, untapped, untarnished, untested, untorn, untouched, untrained, untried, untrodden, unused, unused to, unusual, unutilized, unversed, unversed in, unwithered, unworn, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute, vernal, vigorous, virgin, virginal, vital, vivid, wadi, waived, watercourse, waterflood, waterway, well, well-scrubbed, well-washed, white, whitened, wholesome, windy, wise-ass, young, youthful, zestful, zesty