Part of speech:
To lessen, as in intensity; assuage:
To make unfeeling, unsympathetic, or callous:
To preside over:
To punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc.); to restrain, moderate
Soften is defined as to make more soft or more gentle.
To keep under control
To control, direct, or govern according to a rule, principle, or system; specif., to impose a body of regulations on a particular industry, type of business, etc.
To speak or act in violent anger:
(Grammar) To modify the meaning of (a noun, for example).
To be modified
Mitigate is defined as to make something less severe, less harsh or less painful.
To be careful about:
To adapt or accommodate oneself to:
To be the proper size and shape for:
To lessen, as in discomfort, pressure, or stress:
(Stock market) To cause the value of individual shares to decrease by increasing the total number of shares.
To restrain; check; control
To hold in restraint; check:
The definition of assuage is to fulfill the needs of.
The definition of appease is to pacify or quiet someone by giving them what they want.
The definition of anger is to make someone mad or aggravated.
In chiropractic medicine, to manipulate (the spine and other body structures) to treat disorders and restore normal function of the nervous system.
To adjust oneself
To preserve (meat or other foods, for example) by extracting the moisture.
To apply jewels to; stud:
To become firmly fixed or established.
To solidify or coagulate:
To improve the strength, resiliency, and freedom from stickiness and odor of (rubber, for example) by combining with sulfur or other additives in the presence of heat and pressure.
Cement means to join together or cover with a binding agent, particularly a substance made of burned lime, clay, sand and water.
To become cold or set:
To dry by heat.
To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen:
To end war, fighting, or violence in (a region or country), especially by military force.
(Obsolete, UK, dialect) To broach or enter upon; to taste, as a liquor; to divide; to distribute; to deal out.
To make less intense; reduce; diminish; soften; allay
To turn off the sound of.
(Nautical) To fasten:
To exasperate; annoy; vex
To excite or disturb the feelings of
The definition of infuriate is to make someone really mad.
To elicit or arouse (a reaction or emotion, for example):
The definition of melt is to turn from a solid to liquid as a result of exposure to heat.
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
Find another word for tempering. In this page you can discover 56 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tempering, like: annealing, mollifying, seasoning, hardening, moderating, chastening, soothing, softening, restraining, regulating and raging.