HyperDic: assuage

English > 3 senses of the word assuage:
VERBemotionassuage, pacify, lenify, conciliate, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntlecause to be more favorably inclined
consumptionassuage, quench, slake, allaysatisfy (thirst)
bodyassuage, relieve, alleviate, palliateprovide physical relief, as from pain
assuage > pronunciation
Soundsahswey'jh
Rhymesage ... wage: 25 rhymes with eyjh...
English > assuage: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to assuage Sue
Synonymspacify, lenify, conciliate, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle
Broadercalm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, stillmake calm or still
Spanishaliviar, apaciguar, aplacar, calmar, pacificar, sosegar, suavizar
Catalanalleujar, apaivagar, aplacar, assossegar, conciliar, pacificar, suavitzar
English > assuage: 3 senses > verb 2, consumption
Meaningsatisfy (thirst).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsquench, slake, allay
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
English > assuage: 3 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningProvide physical relief, as from pain.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsrelieve, alleviate, palliate
Narrowercomfort, easelessen pain or discomfort
sootheCause to feel better
Broaderbetter, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorateTo make better
Spanishaliviar, apaciguar, mitigar, paliar, salvar, suavizar
Catalanalleugerir, alleujar, apaivagar, mitigar, salvar, suavitzar
Nounsassuagementthe feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced

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