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Meaning of HEARTEN

Pronunciation:  'hârtn

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  give encouragement to

HEARTEN is a 7 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: cheer, embolden, recreate
 Antonyms: dishearten, put off
 See Also: buck up, encourage, take heart



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Heart"en\, v. t. [From {Heart}.]
1. To encourage; to animate; to incite or stimulate the
   courage of; to embolden.

         Hearten those that fight in your defense. --Shak.

2. To restore fertility or strength to, as to land.

Thesaurus Terms
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