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1. neaten

verb. care for one's external appearance.

Synonyms

  • doll up
  • shave
  • embellish
  • comb out
  • slick up
  • glam up
  • dress
  • coif
  • set
  • make up
  • coiffe
  • smarten up
  • spruce
  • beautify
  • barber
  • scent
  • groom
  • clean
  • manicure
  • coiffure
  • spruce up
  • disentangle
  • do
  • pedicure
  • prettify
  • gel
  • cleanse
  • fancify
  • pretty up
  • mousse
  • do up
  • arrange
  • pomade
  • clean up
  • comb

Antonyms

  • deodorize
  • deodourise
  • mark up
  • worsen

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2. neaten

verb. put (things or places) in order.

Synonyms

  • clean house
  • straighten
  • make up
  • square away
  • make
  • clean
  • order
  • straighten out
  • tidy up
  • tidy
  • clean up

Antonyms

  • understate
  • underdress
  • undress
  • overdress

Example sentences of the word neaten


1. Verb, base form
Get the old hair off with a slicker brush, following with a soft brush to neaten him up.

2. Adjective
They can also help neaten areas along paved surfaces, such as driveways and sidewalks, and they can cut through the tall grass in a neglected area of the yard that might choke a lawn mower.

3. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Remove your muslin and lay it flat on a table, then neaten all of your markings.

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