Definition of 'sweeten'
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Limit naturally sweetened drinks to no more than two per day. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These delicious fried pastry parcels are sweetened with honey and filled with pecorino cheese. The Sun (2014)He dried them and added some wild field honey to sweeten them enough to get them down. Christianity Today (2000)Add runny honey to sweeten if desired. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)It will keep for up to a week in the fridge and can be used to sweeten any drink. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Without a sweetened offer or going to arbitration, industrial action could begin within a fortnight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Traders thought a sweetened takeover offer might be in the offing, although probably not today. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Should the offer be sweetened, they make more. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Avoid sugar, instead use fresh and dried fruit to sweeten food. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Strain, sweeten with honey and enjoy the drink. The Sun (2013)Check the seasoning and sweeten with honey, to taste. The Sun (2015)Also add a little honey to sweeten, if you like. The Sun (2013)Plus, experiments on animals suggest that eating artificially sweetened foods promote weight gain in the long term. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It makes an ideal end to a meal, especially with a spoonful of yoghurt sweetened with honey. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A recent study said two sweetened drinks a day can damage the heart. The Sun (2015)Drink a cup an hour before bed, with a teaspoon of honey to sweeten it if you want. Times, Sunday Times (2008)JUST two sweetened drinks a day can dramatically raise heart risk, studies show. The Sun (2015)Sometimes a supplier can't budge on the price tag itself but can throw in additional items or services to sweeten the deal for you. The Sun (2010)To sweeten the deal, the investor would also get 50% of the voting rights. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Don't bet against a sweetened offer at the 11th hour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In addition, Liberty does not have a huge amount of cash at its disposal to sweeten any deal. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I wouldn't be surprised if the Germans end up offering a premium and some cash to sweeten the deal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'sweeten'
British English: sweeten VERB
If you sweeten food or drink, you add sugar, honey, or another sweet substance to it.
He liberally sweetened his coffee.
Definition of sweeten from the Collins English Dictionary
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