What does the word moisten mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Moistness.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To make or become moist.

Usage examples for moisten

  1. Moisten the dried mud again. – Lessons on Soil by E. J. Russell
  2. The manner of using them is to moisten, with water, the spots on the cloth, rubbing the ball over, and leaving it to dry in the sun. – Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets by Daniel Young
  3. And, left alone, he would draw up the rough sheets over his head, with gaunt clutching fingers, and weep, though sometimes no tears came to moisten his haggard, staring eyes. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves