|part of speech:
||softened, softening, softens
||to make or become soft or softer.
She softened her pillow before laying her head down.Enzymes can soften the fibers in beef.
- cushion, dim, lower, moderate, mute, relax, tone down
- similar words:
- break, melt
||cushion, lower, mellow, moderate, pale, qualify, relent, still, temper, thaw