Simple Definition of allay
: to make (something) less severe or strong
Examples of allay in a sentence
The new advertising campaign is an attempt to allay the public's concerns about the safety of the company's products.
<a gentle breeze would allay the heat>
Synonym Discussion of allay
ALLAY Defined for Kids
Definition of allay for Students
1 : to make less severe <allay pain>
2 : to put to rest <allay fears>
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