Definition of Neaten

1. Verb. Put (things or places) in order. "Tidy up your room!"

Exact synonyms: Clean Up, Square Away, Straighten, Straighten Out, Tidy, Tidy Up
Specialized synonyms: Make, Make Up, Clean, Clean House, Houseclean
Generic synonyms: Order



2. Verb. Care for one's external appearance. "He is always well-groomed"

Definition of Neaten

1. Verb. To make neat; arrange in an orderly, tidy way; to tidy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Neaten

1. to make neat [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: neat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neaten

nears
nearshore
nearshores
nearside
nearsides
nearsighted
nearsightedly
nearsightedness
nearsightednesses
nearthrosis
neat
neat's-foot oil
neat-freak
neatball
neaten (current term)
neatened
neatening
neatens
neater
neatest
neath
neatherd
neatherds
neathouse
neathouses
neatified
neatifies
neatify
neatifying

Literary usage of Neaten

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1. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the Revolution by David Hume (1858)
"... neaten to the ground by the valor of the Frenchman : he twice recovered himself: blows were redoubled with equal force on both sides: the Victory was ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by Sir William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"... neaten region of the peninsula of Asia Minor which is immediately opposite the island of Rhodes It is a remarkable district both physically and ..."

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