Definitions of smooth

  1. To make smooth; soften; extenuate.
  2. To remove roughness from; to make even, steady, or calm; to soothe, as the feelings; to take away harshness from; to make light of; as, to smooth over an offense; to make pleasant by soft words; to remove, as difficulties or hindrances: with away.
  3. To make smooth: to palliate: to soften: to calm: to ease.
  4. To make smooth; palliate; calm.
  5. free from obstructions; " smooth the way towards peace negociations"
  6. To make smooth; to make easy; to make flowing; to palliate; to calm; to ease; to flatter.
  7. Smoothness.
  8. ( B.) The smooth part.
  9. The smooth part of a thing.
  10. A part free from roughness.
  11. Smoothly.
  12. ( music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected; " a legato passage"
  13. without chinks or crannies
  14. lacking obstructions or difficulties; " the bill's path through the legislature was smooth and orderly"
  15. having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities; " smooth skin"; " a smooth tabletop"; " smooth fabric"; " a smooth road"; " water as smooth as a mirror"
  16. not marked with wrinkles; " unwrinkled cheeks"
  17. ( botany) of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth
  18. the act of smoothing; " he gave his hair a quick smooth"
  19. of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth
  20. without breaks between notes; smooth and connected; " a legato passage"
  21. Having an even surface, or a surface so even that no roughness or points can be perceived by the touch; not rough; as, smooth glass; smooth porcelain.
  22. Flowing or uttered without check, obstruction, or hesitation; not harsh; voluble; even; fluent.
  23. Bland; mild; smoothing; fattering.
  24. Causing no resistance to a body sliding along its surface; frictionless.
  25. The act of making smooth; a stroke which smooths.
  26. That which is smooth; the smooth part of anything.
  27. To make smooth; to make even on the surface by any means; as, to smooth a board with a plane; to smooth cloth with an iron.
  28. To free from obstruction; to make easy.
  29. To free from harshness; to make flowing.
  30. To palliate; to gloze; as, to smooth over a fault.
  31. To give a smooth or calm appearance to.
  32. To ease; to regulate.
  33. To flatter; to use blandishment.
  34. Not rough; even in surface or texture; perfectly blended; gently flowing; as, a smooth river; glossy; unruffled; tending to calm or soothe ruffled feelings; flattering; as, to win by smooth words; easy and eloquent, as in speech or manner; steady in motion; without hair, especially on the face.
  35. Having an even surface: not rough: evenly spread: glossy: gently flowing: easy: regular: unobstructed: bland: mild.
  36. Having an even surface; flowing gently; bland.
  37. Having a surface without irregularities; not rough; calm and unruffled; bland.
  38. Having an even surface; not rough; glossy; gently flowing; not ruffled; bland in manners; mild; flattering.
  39. Having an even or level surface; not rough; sleek; glossy; that flows without stops or difficulty; bland; not harsh; insinuating.