Definition of Refreshment

1. Noun. Snacks and drinks served as a light meal.

Generic synonyms: Bite, Collation, Snack



2. Noun. Activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation. "Days of joyous recreation with his friends"
Exact synonyms: Recreation
Generic synonyms: Rejuvenation
Derivative terms: Recreate, Recreational, Refresh, Refresh

Definition of Refreshment

1. n. The act of refreshing, or the state of being refreshed; restoration of strength, spirit, vigor, or liveliness; relief after suffering; new life or animation after depression.

Definition of Refreshment

1. Noun. The action of refreshing; a means of restoring strength, energy or vigour. ¹

2. Noun. A light snack or fresh drink without alcohol. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Refreshment

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Refreshment

refreshaholic
refreshed
refreshen
refreshened
refreshening
refreshens
refresher
refresher course
refreshers
refreshes
refreshful
refreshfully
refreshing
refreshingly
refreshingness
refreshment (current term)
refreshments
refresht
refrication
refridgerator
refried
refried beans
refries
refrigerable
refrigerant
refrigerants
refrigerate
refrigerated
refrigerates
refrigerating

Literary usage of Refreshment

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

1. The Exchequer Reports: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1865)
"To render a license necessary, the house must be kept open for public refreshment, resort, and entertainment. These rooms are not a "refreshment-house" ..."

2. Railway Economy: A Treatise on the New Art of Transport, Its Management by Dionysius Lardner (1850)
"RAILWAY refreshment-ROOMS. It -would be an unpardonable omission if this exposition of the arrangements made by the railway companies for the convenience of ..."

3. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1882)
"Mr. Baxter came in and Pray'd with us to my great refreshment. ... Mr. Prince visits me in the Evening and prays in the Family to great refreshment. ..."

4. The Law of Railways: Embracing the Law of Corporations, Eminent Domain by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1888)
"So, too, the court refused to grant an injunction requiring the company to stop their train at a refreshment station, as the plaintiff claimed they had ..."

5. The Law Reports by Great Britain Court of Chancery, George Wirgman Hemming (1869)
"With regard to the lower refreshment rooms, it appeared that Mr. Simonds (of ... wer refreshment rooms, pursuant (as alleged on behalf of Plain- tiif) to an ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, John Innes Clark Hare, Horace Binney Wallace (1846)
"The breach alleged was, that the defendants, whilst the Swindon station was used as the regular and general place of stoppage for the refreshment of ..."

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