- adverb formal if you do something afresh, you do it again from the beginning: start afresh: He moved to America to start his life afresh.
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Afresh — A*fresh , adv. [Pref. a + fresh.] Anew; again; once more; newly. [1913 Webster] They crucify . . . the Son of God afresh. Heb. vi. 6. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
afresh — index anew, de novo Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
afresh — (adv.) c.1500, perhaps on analogy of anew [see note in OED], from A (Cf. a ) (1) + FRESH (Cf. fresh) … Etymology dictionary
afresh — [adj] new or repeated again, anew, de novo, lately, newly, of late, once again, once more, over, over again, recently; concepts 578,797 … New thesaurus
afresh — ► ADVERB ▪ in a new or different way … English terms dictionary
afresh — [ə fresh′] adv. again; anew … English World dictionary
afresh — [[t]əfre̱ʃ[/t]] ADV: ADV after v If you do something afresh, you do it again in a different way. They believe that the only hope for the French left is to start afresh... Only one expert source seemed prepared to analyse the problem afresh, from… … English dictionary
afresh — a|fresh [əˈfreʃ] adv if you do something afresh, you do it again from the beginning ▪ He moved to America to start afresh … Dictionary of contemporary English
afresh — /euh fresh /, adv. anew; once more; again: to start afresh. [1500 10; A 2 + FRESH] * * * … Universalium
afresh — a|fresh [ ə freʃ ] adverb FORMAL in a new or different way: They want to close the school and start afresh on the same site … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English