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synonyms for smarten

  • adjust
  • amend
  • correct
  • debug
  • do up
  • doctor
  • emend
  • face-lift
  • fiddle with
  • fix up
  • overhaul
  • patch
  • put to rights
  • rebuild
  • recondition
  • reconstruct
  • regulate
  • restore
  • retread
  • revamp
  • revise
  • see to
  • sort
  • spruce
  • tune up
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How to use smarten in a sentence

These tiny devices offer a cheap, simple way to smarten up any gadget without connectivity.
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This cheap, tiny plug is a simple way to smarten up an old gadget.
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I always shave myself on rest days—it is pleasant to feel clean, even when there is no one to smarten oneself up for.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
The next day we had to smarten up and get ready for the Brigadier-General, who was going to inspect us.
INTO THE JAWS OF DEATHJACK O'BRIEN
It tends to smarten a man, and officers are not slow to pick out the careful from the slovenly soldier.
TRAINING FOR THE TRENCHESLESLIE VICKERS
An' I take it that the bar'l has an influence: some bar'ls kind of wilt cider and some smarten it up, and keep it hearty.
A COUNTRY DOCTOR AND SELECTED STORIES AND SKETCHESSARAH ORNE JEWETT
Tumble up at once, an' git a lively move on, or I'll be down an' smarten ye up!'
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We have been saying we needed it for five years back, but it was bought only last week, to smarten the house for your coming.
MORE ABOUT PEGGYMRS G. DE HORNE VAIZEY
She dropped it into the pond yesterday, and I am trying to smarten it up a little, poor thing!
THREE MARGARETSLAURA E. RICHARDS
Next day he sent for the senior officer, and after a short talk with him told him to smarten up his subaltern.
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WORDS RELATED TO SMARTEN

  • array
  • attire
  • beautify
  • clothe
  • deck out
  • embellish
  • fit out
  • fix up
  • gussy up
  • improve
  • overdress
  • preen
  • prettify
  • primp
  • prink
  • slick
  • smarten
  • spiff up
  • spruce up
  • titivate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.