Definition of Sweetening

1. Noun. Something added to foods to make them taste sweeter.

Exact synonyms: Sweetener
Generic synonyms: Flavorer, Flavoring, Flavourer, Flavouring, Seasoner, Seasoning
Specialized synonyms: Aspartame, Honey, Saccharin, Refined Sugar, Sugar, Sirup, Syrup
Derivative terms: Sweeten, Sweeten



2. Noun. An improvement that makes something more agreeable.
Exact synonyms: Enhancement
Generic synonyms: Improvement
Derivative terms: Enhance, Sweeten

3. Noun. The act of adding a sweetener to food.
Generic synonyms: Seasoning
Derivative terms: Sweeten

Definition of Sweetening

1. n. The act of making sweet.

Definition of Sweetening

1. Noun. See long sweetening and short sweetening. ¹

2. Noun. A sweetener. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of sweeten) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sweetening

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweetening

sweetbriars
sweetbrier
sweetbriers
sweetcheeks
sweetcorn
sweetcorns
sweetcure
sweete
sweeted
sweeten
sweeten the pot
sweeten up
sweetened
sweetener
sweeteners
sweetening
sweetenings
sweetens
sweeter
sweetest
sweetfish
sweetfishes
sweetgum
sweetgums
sweetheart
sweetheart deal
sweetheart deals
sweethearthood
sweethearting
sweethearts

Literary usage of Sweetening

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Food Industries: An Elementary Textbook on the Production and Manufacture of by Hermann Theodore Vulté, Sadie Bird Vanderbilt (1920)
"Artificial Sweetening.—Saccharine has been largely used for sweetening syrups, preserves, jams, jellies, canned goods and similar ..."

2. The Journal of Foreign Medical Science and Literature edited by Samuel Emlen (1817)
"JM Process for Sweetening Musty Corn. Mr. Hatchett communicated to the Royal Society at their sitting, December 5, 1816, a process for sweetening musty corn ..."

3. Materia Medica: Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for by Walter Arthur Bastedo (1918)
"Sweetening AGENTS These are glycerin, cane-sugar, syrup, saccharin and extract of malt. ... In medicine it is employed as a sweetening agent for the use of ..."

4. Materia Medica: Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for by Walter Arthur Bastedo (1918)
"Sweetening AGENTS These are glycerin, cane-sugar, syrup, saccharin and extract of ... In medicine it is employed as a sweetening agent for the use of ..."

5. Materia Medica: Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for by Walter Arthur Bastedo (1918)
"Sweetening AGENTS These are glycerin, cane-sugar, syrup, saccharin and extract of malt. ... In medicine it is employed as a sweetening agent for the use of ..."

6. Materia Medica: Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for by Walter Arthur Bastedo (1918)
"Sweetening AGENTS These are glycerin, cane-sugar, syrup, saccharin and extract of malt. ... In medicine it is employed as a sweetening agent for the use of ..."

7. Materia Medica: Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for by Walter Arthur Bastedo (1918)
"Sweetening AGENTS These are glycerin, cane-sugar, syrup, saccharin and extract of malt. ... In medicine it is employed as a sweetening agent for the use of ..."

8. Food Industries: An Elementary Textbook on the Production and Manufacture of by Hermann Theodore Vulté, Sadie Bird Vanderbilt (1920)
"Artificial Sweetening.—Saccharine has been largely used for sweetening syrups, preserves, jams, jellies, canned goods and similar ..."

9. The Journal of Foreign Medical Science and Literature edited by Samuel Emlen (1817)
"JM Process for Sweetening Musty Corn. Mr. Hatchett communicated to the Royal Society at their sitting, December 5, 1816, a process for sweetening musty corn ..."

10. Materia Medica: Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for by Walter Arthur Bastedo (1918)
"Sweetening AGENTS These are glycerin, cane-sugar, syrup, saccharin and extract of malt. ... In medicine it is employed as a sweetening agent for the use of ..."

11. Materia Medica: Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for by Walter Arthur Bastedo (1918)
"Sweetening AGENTS These are glycerin, cane-sugar, syrup, saccharin and extract of ... In medicine it is employed as a sweetening agent for the use of ..."

12. Materia Medica: Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for by Walter Arthur Bastedo (1918)
"Sweetening AGENTS These are glycerin, cane-sugar, syrup, saccharin and extract of malt. ... In medicine it is employed as a sweetening agent for the use of ..."

13. Materia Medica: Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for by Walter Arthur Bastedo (1918)
"Sweetening AGENTS These are glycerin, cane-sugar, syrup, saccharin and extract of malt. ... In medicine it is employed as a sweetening agent for the use of ..."

14. Materia Medica: Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for by Walter Arthur Bastedo (1918)
"Sweetening AGENTS These are glycerin, cane-sugar, syrup, saccharin and extract of malt. ... In medicine it is employed as a sweetening agent for the use of ..."

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