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.
Word by Word Definitions
: to make smooth
: to free from what is harsh or disagreeable : polish
: a smooth part
: the act of smoothing
: a smoothing implement
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to identify as being a closet homosexual
: used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: one who is out of office or power or on the outside
: an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball
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