Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive & intransitive verb To make or become moist.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To become moist.
  • To make moist or damp; wet superficially or in a moderate degree.
  • To soften; make tender.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To make damp; to wet in a small degree.
  • transitive verb To soften by making moist; to make tender.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To make moist or moister.
  • verb intransitive To become moist or moister.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb moisten with fine drops
  • verb make moist

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

moist +‎ -en

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