smooth out

phrasal verb
smoothed out; smoothing out; smooths out also smoothes out

Definition of smooth out

1 : to make (something) smooth or flat Help me smooth out the tablecloth. After we dug up the soil, we smoothed it out before we planted the seeds.
2 : to make (something) easier by removing or dealing with problems We will smooth out the election process by next year. She tried to smooth things out with her daughter-in-law, but the damage was done.

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“Smooth out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smooth%20out. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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