Meaning of soften

Definition of soften

(verb) make (images or sounds) soft or softer
lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall"
give in, as to influence or pressure
protect from impact; "cushion the blow"
make less severe or harsh; "He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears"
make soft or softer; "This liquid will soften your laundry"
become soft or softer; "The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it"

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