refreshment /rɪˈfrɛʃmənt/  noun

1.refreshments [plural] : drinks and small amounts of food

  • Light refreshments will be served/provided at the meeting.
  • They provided plenty of liquid refreshments.

2. refreshment [noncount] : food and drink

  • The workers were in need of refreshment.
  • (humorous) Would you like some liquid refreshment? [=an alcoholic drink]

3. refreshment [noncount] : the process of becoming rested and regaining strength or energy

  • We went camping for relaxation and refreshment.