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Definition of Sweeten


  1. To make sweet to the taste; as, to sweeten tea.
  2. To make pleasing or grateful to the mind or feelings; as, to sweeten life; to sweeten friendship.
  3. To make mild or kind; to soften; as, to sweeten the temper.
  4. To make less painful or laborious; to relieve; as, to sweeten the cares of life.
  5. To soften to the eye; to make delicate.
  6. To make pure and salubrious by destroying noxious matter; as, to sweeten rooms or apartments that have been infected; to sweeten the air.
  7. To make warm and fertile; -- opposed to sour; as, to dry and sweeten soils.
  8. To restore to purity; to free from taint; as, to sweeten water, butter, or meat.
  9. To become sweet.

Sweeten Translations

sweeten in Spanish is endulzar