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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋsɒfәn 〕


〔 ˊsɒfn 〕

Overview of verb soften

The verb soften has 7 senses

  • soften -- (make (images or sounds) soft or softer)

  • dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break -- (lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall")

  • yield, relent, soften -- (give in, as to influence or pressure)

  • cushion, buffer, soften -- (protect from impact; "cushion the blow")

  • mince, soften, moderate -- (make less severe or harsh; "He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears")

  • soften -- (make soft or softer; "This liquid will soften your laundry")

  • soften -- (become soft or softer; "The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it")