Definition of neaten in English:

neaten

Syllabification: neat·en
Pronunciation: /ˈnētn
 
/

verb

[with object]
Make neat; arrange in an orderly, tidy way: she made an attempt to neaten her hair
More example sentences
  • The desk was piled with books and paper, it looked like someone had made a half-hearted attempt to neaten the stacks.
  • Her thin hands slide over her clothes and hair, trying to neaten her appearance.
  • I was thinking about neatening it up and presenting it online in a more clearly worked-through form, but perhaps this is as good a time as any…

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