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Synonyms of fresh in English:


  • 1 salads made with fresh, wholesome ingredients
    newly harvested, garden-fresh, not stale, crisp, firm, unwilted, unfaded;
    raw, natural, unprocessed, unpreserved, undried, uncured, unsmoked, without additives, without preservatives
    [Antonyms] stale, processed
  • 2 she drew on a fresh sheet of paper
    clean, blank, empty, bare, clear, plain, white;
    unused, new, pristine, unmarked, unfilled, untouched
    [Antonyms] used
  • 3 a fresh approach to studying
    new, brand new, recent, latest, up to date, modern, modernistic, ultra-modern, newfangled;
    original, novel, different, innovative, unusual, uncommon, unwonted, out of the ordinary, unconventional, unorthodox, offbeat, radical, revolutionary;
    [Antonyms] old, well-worn
  • 4 the general knew fresh forces were coming
  • 5 a row of fresh recruits
    young, youthful, juvenile, adolescent, boyish, girlish, new, newly arrived;
    inexperienced, untrained, unqualified, untried, raw, callow, green, immature, artless, ingenuous, naive
    [Antonyms] experienced
  • 6 I must be fresh for work in the morning
    refreshed, rested, restored, revived, like a new person;
    fresh as a daisy, energetic, vigorous, invigorated, full of vim and vigour, vital, lively, vibrant, spry, sprightly, bright, alert, bouncing, perky
    informal full of beans, raring to go, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, chirpy, chipper
    [Antonyms] tired
  • 7 she had the fresh complexion of a true Celt
    healthy, healthy-looking, clear, bright, youthful, youthful-looking, wholesome, blooming, glowing, unblemished;
    [Antonyms] unhealthy
  • 8 the morning was clear and fresh
    cool, crisp, refreshing, invigorating, tonic;
  • 9 a fresh wind had sprung up from the east
    informal nippy
    British informal parky
    literary chill
    rare gelid, brumal
    [Antonyms] warm, sultry
  • 10 informal that young man has been getting a little too fresh
    informal brass-necked, cocky, lippy, mouthy, flip
    British informal saucy, smart-arsed
    North American informal sassy, nervy, smart-assed
    [Antonyms] polite
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