Popular Wordlists
  • word of the day

    soften

    soften - Dictionary definition and meaning for word soften

    Definition
    (verb) make (images or sounds) soft or softer Definition
    (verb) lessen in force or effect
    Synonyms : break , damp , dampen , weaken
    Example Sentence
    • soften a shock
    • break a fall
    Definition
    (verb) give in, as to influence or pressure
    Synonyms : relent , yield
    Definition
    (verb) protect from impact
    Synonyms : buffer , cushion
    Example Sentence
    • cushion the blow
    Definition
    (verb) make less severe or harsh
    Synonyms : mince , moderate
    Example Sentence
    • He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears
    Definition
    (verb) make soft or softer
    Example Sentence
    • This liquid will soften your laundry
    Definition
    (verb) become soft or softer
    Example Sentence
    • The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it
Connect with us on Facebook