Definitions for soften

Definitions for (verb) soften

Main entry: soften

Definition: become soft or softer

Usage: The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it

Main entry: soften

Definition: make soft or softer

Usage: This liquid will soften your laundry

Main entry: weaken, break, soften, damp, dampen

Definition: lessen in force or effect

Usage: soften a shock; break a fall

Main entry: soften, mince, moderate

Definition: make less severe or harsh

Usage: He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears

Main entry: cushion, buffer, soften

Definition: protect from impact

Usage: cushion the blow

Main entry: soften

Definition: make (images or sounds) soft or softer

Main entry: yield, soften, relent

Definition: give in, as to influence or pressure

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