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Definition 1: care for one's external appearance - [verb of body]

Samples where neaten or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He is always well-groomed

Synonyms for neaten in the sense of this definition

(neaten is a kind of ...) make more beautiful

(... is a kind of neaten ) apply perfume to

"She perfumes herself every day"

(... is a kind of neaten ) dress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion

"He spruced up for the party"

(... is a kind of neaten ) use special care in dressing, making-up, etc.

"She dolled herself up for the night out with her friends"

(... is a kind of neaten ) care for one's feet by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.

(... is a kind of neaten ) perform the services of a barber: cut the hair and/or beard of

(... is a kind of neaten ) care for (one's hand) by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.

(... is a kind of neaten ) apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier

"She makes herself up every morning"

(... is a kind of neaten ) make oneself clean, presentable or neat

"Clean up before you go to the party"

(... is a kind of neaten ) apply pomade to (hair)

(... is a kind of neaten ) apply a styling gel to

"she mousses her hair"

(... is a kind of neaten ) arrange attractively

"dress my hair for the wedding"

(... is a kind of neaten ) smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb

"comb your hair before dinner" "comb the wool"

(... is a kind of neaten ) remove body hair with a razor

(... is a kind of neaten ) clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing

"clean up before you see your grandparents" "clean your fingernails before dinner"

Definition 2: put (things or places) in order - [verb of change]

Samples where neaten or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Tidy up your room!

Synonyms for neaten in the sense of this definition

(neaten is a kind of ...) bring order to or into

"Order these files"

(... is a kind of neaten ) put in order or neaten

"make the bed" "make up a room"

(... is a kind of neaten ) clean and tidy up the house

"She housecleans every week"

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