Soften synonyms

sô'fən, sŏf'ən
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(Intransitive) To become moist or moister.
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To merge with a liquid; pass or make pass into solution
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To become less; decrease:
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To take away; to subtract.
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To undo the integrity of, break into parts.
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To become soft
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To become soft
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Thaw is defined as to rise in temperature above the freezing point, or to become unfrozen.
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(Figuratively) To soften, as by a warming or kindly influence; to relax; to render gentle or susceptible to mild influences; sometimes, in a bad sense, to take away the firmness of; to weaken.
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To serve as a moderator
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To offer in good faith; pledge:
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(Obs.) To melt
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To appease, pacify, gain the good will of.
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(Intransitive) To become mellow.
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To be modified
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To make (an offense or crime) seem less serious; extenuate.
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To satisfy, relieve, or assuage:
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To strengthen or toughen a material, especially metal, by heat treatment.
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To moderate or relax; to diminish or weaken the striking characteristics of; to soften.
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(Gram.) To limit or modify the meaning of (a word or group of words)
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To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
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To make (meat) tender by using a process or adding a substance that softens tissues
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To deprive of strength; make feeble.
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(Intransitive) To become weaker.
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The process by which jurors determine the outcome of a case.
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(Intransitive, of cats) To make an alternating pressing motion with the two front paws.
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To reduce in amount, size, or value. [First attested in 1325]
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To make (pain, for example) less intense or more bearable:
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To lessen the intensity of, to mitigate or relieve (hunger, emotion, pain etc.).
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To temper by adjusting relative quantities, or blending qualities.
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To interpret or apply (a rule) in a way calculated to gain a desired end
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(Intransitive) To become calm.
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To prop up with a cushion or cushions
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To reduce the difficulty of (something).
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To soften; to render effeminate.
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To lessen or seem to lessen the seriousness of (an offense, guilt, etc.) by giving excuses or serving as an excuse
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(Rare) To make tender or soft
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To soften and break down into component parts by soaking in liquid for some time
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Mash is defined as to crush, grind or smash into a soft thick mixture.
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To make alterations to (land) to make it less polluted or more hospitable to wildlife.
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To regulate or adjust to a certain degree:
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To make peaceful or calm; appease; tranquilize
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To make something loose.
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To bring (land) under cultivation:
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Yield is defined as to produce or give something to another.
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To reduce pressure; to become less serious
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To make or become less tense, taut, or firm; loosen:
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To subdue the intensity of (a color)
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To change from an uncontrolled or disorderly to a controlled state:
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Make calm and content; placate.
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To remove salty or acidic flavors with a sweetener
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To make less severe or intense:
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Placate is defined as to soothe someone who is angry or upset by making concessions.
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To gain or regain the goodwill or favor of; appease:
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(--- Now Rare) To alleviate; ease
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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(Intransitive) To become damp; to deaden.
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To restrain or check; discourage:
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To interrupt; to destroy the continuity of; to dissolve or terminate.
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To cut up or chop up (meat, etc.) into very small pieces; hash
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(Chem.) To add a buffer to (a solution)
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To become solid, rigid, callous, etc.
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To make or become sharp or sharper
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(Intransitive) To become stiff.
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To make or become solid, strong, or united
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To prevent or restrict the exchange, withdrawal, liquidation, or granting of by governmental action:
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To cause to give a higher tone or sound; to give a higher tone to; to make more intense; to heighten; to strengthen.
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To touch or handle nervously or persistently:
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To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
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To mentally distress; to cause (someone) to be anxious or perplexed.
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The definition of irritate is to aggravate or annoy, or to cause itchiness, inflammation or discomfort in or on the body.
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(Mil.) To stand in formation at (reveille, retreat, etc.)
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(Intransitive) Of a quantity, to become smaller.
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In a strong manner; greatly, severely, vigorously, etc.
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