Definitions of soften:
  • verb:   make (images or sounds) soft or softer
  • verb:   become soft or softer
    Example: "The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it"
  • verb:   make soft or softer
    Example: "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
    Example: "Soften a shock"
  • verb:   protect from impact

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