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English definition of “sweeten”

sweeten

verb [T]     /ˈswiːtən/
to make something more attractive and acceptable: sweeten the deal/bid/offer The city had tried to sweeten the deal with a $140 million package.
sweetened adjective [before noun]
(Definition of sweeten verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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