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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. make sweeter in taste;
[syn: sweeten, dulcify, edulcorate, dulcorate]

2. make sweeter, more pleasant, or more agreeable;
- Example: "sweeten a deal"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sweeten \Sweet"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sweetened; p. pr. & vb. n. Sweetening.] [See Sweet, a.] 1. To make sweet to the taste; as, to sweeten tea. [1913 Webster] 2. To make pleasing or grateful to the mind or feelings; as, to sweeten life; to sweeten friendship. [1913 Webster] 3. To make mild or kind; to soften; as, to sweeten the temper. [1913 Webster] 4. To make less painful or laborious; to relieve; as, to sweeten the cares of life. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] And sweeten every secret tear. --Keble. [1913 Webster] 5. To soften to the eye; to make delicate. [1913 Webster] Correggio has made his memory immortal by the strength he has given to his figures, and by sweetening his lights and shadows, and melting them into each other. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 6. To make pure and salubrious by destroying noxious matter; as, to sweeten rooms or apartments that have been infected; to sweeten the air. [1913 Webster] 7. To make warm and fertile; -- opposed to sour; as, to dry and sweeten soils. [1913 Webster] 8. To restore to purity; to free from taint; as, to sweeten water, butter, or meat. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sweeten \Sweet"en\, v. i. To become sweet. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sweeten v 1: make sweeter in taste [syn: sweeten, dulcify, edulcorate, dulcorate] [ant: acetify, acidify, acidulate, sour] 2: make sweeter, more pleasant, or more agreeable; "sweeten a deal"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

60 Moby Thesaurus words for "sweeten": allay, alleviate, appease, assuage, bleach, bowdlerize, brighten, candy, clean, clean out, clean up, cleanse, clear out, conciliate, delouse, depurate, deterge, dress up, dry-clean, dulcify, dust, dust off, ease, edulcorate, embellish, embroider, expurgate, freshen, gild, gild the lily, glaze, honey, lighten, lustrate, mitigate, moderate, mollify, mull, palliate, placate, propitiate, purge, purify, reform, saccharify, scavenge, soften, spruce, steam-clean, sugar, sugar off, sugarcoat, sweep out, temper, tidy, whiten, wipe, wipe off, wipe out, wipe up