Synonyms for cushion

Synonyms for (noun) cushion

Synonyms: cushion

Definition: a soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc.

Similar words: cushioning, padding

Definition: artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort

Synonyms: cushion

Definition: the layer of air that supports a hovercraft or similar vehicle

Similar words: layer, bed

Definition: single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

Usage: slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach

Synonyms: shock, shock absorber, cushion

Definition: a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses

Usage: the old car needed a new set of shocks

Similar words: damper, muffler

Definition: a device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations

Synonyms for (verb) cushion

Synonyms: cushion, buffer, soften

Definition: protect from impact

Usage: cushion the blow

Similar words: modify

Definition: make less severe or harsh or extreme

Usage: please modify this letter to make it more polite; he modified his views on same-gender marriage

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