Definition of “refresh” - English Dictionary

“refresh” in British English

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uk /rɪˈfreʃ/ us /rɪˈfreʃ/

(Definition of “refresh” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“refresh” in American English

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refreshverb [ T ]

us /rɪˈfreʃ/

to give new energy and strength to someone:

A good night’s sleep will refresh you.
noun [ C ] us /rɪˈfreʃ·ər/

Lemonade is a good refresher on a hot summer day.

(Definition of “refresh” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“refresh” in Business English

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refreshverb [ I or T ]

uk /rɪˈfreʃ/ us IT

to make the most recent information on an internet page appear, usually by clicking on the computer screen or pressing a key:

If the link doesn't work, try refreshing the page.
Flat-panel monitors refresh more quickly than traditional monitors.
refresh itself Websites can automatically refresh themselves.

(Definition of “refresh” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)