HyperDic: allay

English > 2 senses of the word allay:
VERBemotionallay, still, relieve, easelessen the intensity of or calm
consumptionallay, quench, slake, assuagesatisfy (thirst)
allay > pronunciation
Soundsahley'
RhymesAAA ... waylay: 40 rhymes with ley...
English > allay: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaninglessen the intensity of or calm.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe good news will allay her
Synonymsstill, relieve, ease
NarrowerabreactDischarge bad feelings or tension through verbalization
Broadercomfort, soothe, console, solaceGive moral or emotional strength to
Spanishaliviar, apaciguar, aquietar, calmar, disipar, laxar, salvar, tranquilizar
Catalanalleugerir, alleujar, calmar, dissipar, laxar, salvar, tranquil·litzar
Nounsallayera person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
English > allay: 2 senses > verb 2, consumption
Meaningsatisfy (thirst).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsquench, slake, assuage
Entailsconsume, ingest, take in, take, haveServe oneself to, or consume regularly
Broaderfit, conform to, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfilFill or meet a want or need
Spanishaliviar, apaciguar, apagar, aplacar, calmar, remojar, saciar, suavizar
Catalanalleujar, apaivagar, calmar, sadollar, suavitzar

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