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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: soften (0.01156 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to soften.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: soften meringankan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: soften soften v 1: make (images or sounds) soft or softer [ant: sharpen] 2: lessen in force or effect; “soften a shock”; “break a fall” [syn: dampen, damp, weaken, break] 3: give in, as to influence or pressure [syn: yield, relent] [ant: stand] 4: protect from impact; “cushion the blow” [syn: cushion, buffer] 5: make less severe or harsh; “He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears” [syn: mince, moderate] 6: make soft or softer; “This liquid will soften your laundry” [ant: harden] 7: become soft or softer; “The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it” [ant: harden]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Soften Soften \Sof"ten\, v. i. To become soft or softened, or less rude, harsh, severe, or obdurate. [1913 Webster] Soften \Sof"ten\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Softened; p. pr. & vb. n. Softening.] To make soft or more soft. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) To render less hard; -- said of matter. [1913 Webster] Their arrow's point they soften in the flame. --Gay. [1913 Webster] (b) To mollify; to make less fierce or intractable. [1913 Webster] Diffidence conciliates the proud, and softens the severe. --Rambler. [1913 Webster] (c) To palliate; to represent as less enormous; as, to soften a fault. [1913 Webster] (d) To compose; to mitigate; to assuage. [1913 Webster] Music can soften pain to ease. --Pope. [1913 Webster] (e) To make calm and placid. [1913 Webster] All that cheers or softens life. --Pope. [1913 Webster] (f) To make less harsh, less rude, less offensive, or less violent, or to render of an opposite quality. [1913 Webster] He bore his great commision in his look, But tempered awe, and softened all he spoke. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] (g) To make less glaring; to tone down; as, to soften the coloring of a picture. [1913 Webster] (h) To make tender; to make effeminate; to enervate; as, troops softened by luxury. [1913 Webster] (i) To make less harsh or grating, or of a quality the opposite; as, to soften the voice. [1913 Webster]


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