1. The act of refreshing, or the state of being refreshed; restoration of strength, spirit, vigor, or liveliness; relief after suffering; new life or animation after depression.
2. That which refreshes; means of restoration or reanimation; especially, an article of food or drink.
n 1: snacks and drinks served as a light meal
2: activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews
your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation; "time
for rest and refreshment by the pool"; "days of joyous
recreation with his friends" [syn: recreation]