Definition of soften


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • soften is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 9 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • soften is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 10 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of soften

  • lessen in force or effect (verb)

    Examples

    1. soften a shock

    Synonyms

    1. break
    2. damp
    3. dampen
    4. weaken

  • make less severe or harsh (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. mince
    2. moderate

  • give in, as to influence or pressure (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. relent
    2. yield

  • protect from impact (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. buffer
    2. cushion

  • become soft or softer (verb)

    Examples

    1. The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it

  • make (images or sounds) soft or softer (verb)

  • make soft or softer (verb)

    Examples

    1. This liquid will soften your laundry

See definition of soften in Merriam Webster