Detailed Translations for softening from English to Spanish


softening adj

  1. softening (soothing)
  2. softening (soothing)

softening [the ~] noun

  1. the softening (soaking)
    el remojar
  2. the softening (moderation; tempering; modification)
    la moderación; la mitigación
  3. the softening
    el ablandamiento

Translation Matrix for softening:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
ablandamiento softening relief
mitigación moderation; modification; softening; tempering alleviation; assuagement
moderación moderation; modification; softening; tempering alleviation; assuagement; decency; measure; moderation; modesty; reservedness; retiring nature; virtue
remojar soaking; softening
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
remojar dip; leave to soak; soak
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- demulcent; emollient; salving
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- plasticizing; plastification; subduing; wetting
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
ablandante softening; soothing
suavizante softening; soothing

Related Words for "softening":

Synonyms for "softening":

Related Definitions for "softening":

  1. having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin1
  2. the process of becoming softer1
    • refrigeration delayed the softening of the fruit1
    • he observed the softening of iron by heat1

softening form of soften:

to soften verb (softens, softened, softening)

  1. to soften (anneal; plasticize; plasticise)
  2. to soften (ease; relieve; soothe)
  3. to soften
  4. to soften
  5. to soften (mellow; soothe; ease; relax)
  6. to soften (weaken)

Conjugations for soften:

  1. soften
  2. soften
  3. softens
  4. soften
  5. soften
  6. soften
simple past
  1. softened
  2. softened
  3. softened
  4. softened
  5. softened
  6. softened
present perfect
  1. have softened
  2. have softened
  3. has softened
  4. have softened
  5. have softened
  6. have softened
past continuous
  1. was softening
  2. were softening
  3. was softening
  4. were softening
  5. were softening
  6. were softening
  1. shall soften
  2. will soften
  3. will soften
  4. shall soften
  5. will soften
  6. will soften
continuous present
  1. am softening
  2. are softening
  3. is softening
  4. are softening
  5. are softening
  6. are softening
  1. be softened
  2. be softened
  3. be softened
  4. be softened
  5. be softened
  6. be softened
  1. soften!
  2. let's soften!
  3. softened
  4. softening
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for soften:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
ablandar anneal; ease; mellow; plasticise; plasticize; relax; relieve; soften; soothe; weaken leave to soak; soak
aliviar ease; mellow; relax; soften; soothe breathe again; heave a sigh of relief; relax; relieve; stretch one's legs
enternecer soften; weaken
enternecerse soften; weaken
mitigar ease; mellow; relax; soften; soothe damp; reduce
paliar ease; mellow; relax; soften; soothe
suavizar anneal; ease; mellow; plasticise; plasticize; relax; relieve; soften; soothe
templar ease; mellow; relax; relieve; soften; soothe anneal; moderate; restrain; warm oneself up
- break; buffer; cushion; damp; dampen; mince; moderate; relent; weaken; yield
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- make soft

Related Words for "soften":

Synonyms for "soften":

Antonyms for "soften":

Related Definitions for "soften":

  1. become soft or softer1
    • The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it1
  2. make soft or softer1
    • This liquid will soften your laundry1
  3. lessen in force or effect1
    • soften a shock1
  4. make less severe or harsh1
  5. protect from impact1
  6. make (images or sounds) soft or softer1
  7. give in, as to influence or pressure1

Wiktionary Translations for soften:

  1. (transitive) To make something soft or softer
  2. (transitive) To make less harsh
  3. (intransitive) To become soft or softer

Cross Translation:
soften conmover; enternecer vertederen — teder stemmen
soften ablandar weken — door langdurig in een vloeistof te leggen zacht, plooibaar of beter wasbaar maken
soften suavizar adoucir — Rendre doux, tempérer l’âcreté de quelque chose d’aigre, de piquant, de salé.
soften suavizar; aflojar; ablandar amollirrendre mou et maniable.
soften amortecer; amortiguar; amortizar amortirrendre moins ardent.

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