Definition of neaten in English:


Line breaks: neat¦en
Pronunciation: /ˈniːt(ə)n


[with object]
  • Make (something) tidy: she made an attempt to neaten her hair
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    • 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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