HyperDic: smoothen

English > 3 senses of the word smoothen:
VERBcontactsmoothen, smoothmake smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
contactsmoothen, polish, smooth, shinemake (a surface) shine
changesmoothenbecome smooth
smoothen > pronunciation
Soundssmuw'dhihn
RhymesAdrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > smoothen: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsmooth
EntailsrubMove over something with pressure
Entailed bystrickle, strikeSmooth with a strickle
NarrowerfileSmooth with a file
floatmake the surface of level or smooth
launchsmoothen the surface of
planemake even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane
rakeLevel or smooth with a rake
sandblastgrind with a sandblast
sandpaper, sandrub with sandpaper
stripRemove the thread (of screws)
Broaderchange surfaceUndergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
Oppositeroughenmake rough or rougher
Spanishalisar, suavizar
Catalanassuaujar, assuavir, polir, suavitzar
English > smoothen: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmake (a surface) shine.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey smoothen the glass tubes
Synonymspolish, smooth, shine
EntailsrubMove over something with pressure
NarrowerSimonize, Simonisepolish with wax
buff, burnish, furbishpolish and make shiny
glossGive a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing
slick, sleekmake slick or smooth
Broaderfancify, beautify, embellish, prettifymake more beautiful
Spanishabrillantar, acicalar, bruñir, cepillar, lustrar, pulir
Catalanbrunyir, enllustrar, llustrar, lustrar, polir, raspallar
English > smoothen: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBecome smooth.
PatternSomething ----s
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Catalanallisar, suavitzar

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