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Definition 1: become smooth - [verb of change]

(smoothen 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"

Definition 2: make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing - [verb of contact]

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

  • smooth the surface of the wood

Synonyms for smoothen in the sense of this definition

(smoothen is a kind of ...) undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface

(... is a kind of smoothen ) remove the thread (of screws)

(... is a kind of smoothen ) grind with a sandblast

"sandblast the facade of the building"

(... is a kind of smoothen ) rub with sandpaper

"sandpaper the wooden surface"

(... is a kind of smoothen ) make the surface of level or smooth

"float the plaster"

(... is a kind of smoothen ) make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane

"plane the top of the door"

(... is a kind of smoothen ) level or smooth with a rake

"rake gravel"

(... is a kind of smoothen ) smoothen the surface of

"launch plaster"

(... is a kind of smoothen ) smooth with a file

"file one's fingernails"

(smoothen implies ...) move over something with pressure

"rub my hands" "rub oil into her skin"

Definition 3: make (a surface) shine - [verb of contact]

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

  • shine the silver, please
  • polish my shoes

Synonyms for smoothen in the sense of this definition

(smoothen is a kind of ...) make more beautiful

(... is a kind of smoothen ) polish with wax

"The motorcycle has been Simonized"

(... is a kind of smoothen ) make slick or smooth

(... is a kind of smoothen ) polish and make shiny

"buff the wooden floors" "buff my shoes"

(... is a kind of smoothen ) give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing

(smoothen implies ...) move over something with pressure

"rub my hands" "rub oil into her skin"

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