|Origin:||refreschir, from freis 'fresh'|
to make someone feel less tired or less hot:
A shower will refresh you.
refresh yourself (with something)
He refreshed himself with a glass of iced tea.
to make someone remember something:
I looked at the map to refresh my memory of the route.
3 American EnglishDFD
to add more of an alcoholic drink to someone's glass [= top somebody up British English]
Can I refresh your drink?
4TD [intransitive and transitive] technicalTD
if you refresh your computer screen while you are connected to the Internet, you make the screen show any new information that has arrived since you first began looking at it [= update]
Jen returned from vacation feeling relaxed and refreshed.