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Definition 1: make or grow (more) mellow - [verb of change]

Samples where mellow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These apples need to mellow a bit more
  • The sun mellowed the fruit

(mellow is a kind of ...) become soft or softer

"The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it"

Definition 2: soften, make mellow - [verb of change]

Samples where mellow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Age and experience mellowed him over the years

(mellow is a kind of ...) make soft or softer

"This liquid will soften your laundry"

(mellow causes ...) make or grow (more) mellow

"These apples need to mellow a bit more" "The sun mellowed the fruit"

(mellow has a similar meaning as ...) become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial

"With age, he mellowed"

Definition 3: become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial - [verb of change]

Samples where mellow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • With age, he mellowed

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(mellow is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(mellow has a similar meaning as ...) soften, make mellow

"Age and experience mellowed him over the years"

Definition 4: in a mellow manner - [adverb denoting all]

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Definition 5: slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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(mellow is similar to ...) stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)

"a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors" "helplessly inebriated"

Definition 6: unhurried and relaxed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mellow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a mellow conversation

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(mellow is similar to ...) without strain or anxiety

"gave the impression of being quite relaxed" "a relaxed and informal discussion"

Definition 7: having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mellow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a mellow port
  • mellowed fruit

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(mellow is similar to ...) fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used

"ripe peaches" "full-bodied mature wines"

Definition 8: softened through age or experience - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mellow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mellow wisdom
  • the peace of mellow age

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(mellow is similar to ...) compassionate and kind; conciliatory

"he was soft on his children"

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