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We found 38 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word soften:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. soften: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. soften: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. soften: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. soften: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. soften: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. soften: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Soften, soften: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. soften: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. soften: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. soften: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. soften: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. soften: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. soften: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. soften: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. soften: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. soften: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. soften: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Soften: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. soften: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Soften: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. soften: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. soften: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. Soften: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. soften: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. soften: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. soften: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. soften: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. soften: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. soften: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Soften: bizterms.net [home, info]
  2. soften: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. soften: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. soften: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SOFTEN: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. soften: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. soften: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (soften)

verb:  make (images or sounds) soft or softer
verb:  become soft or softer ("The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it")
verb:  make soft or softer ("This liquid will soften your laundry")
verb:  make less severe or harsh
verb:  give in, as to influence or pressure
verb:  lessen in force or effect ("Soften a shock")
verb:  protect from impact

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Phrases that include soften:   cushion soften the blow, soften sb up, soften the ground more...

Words similar to soften:   break, buffer, cushion, damp, dampen, mince, moderate, relent, softened, softener, softening, weaken, yield, ease, soothe, more...

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