Definition of smooth over
- Don't worry about missing the application deadline—we'll smooth that over with the office.
- She smoothed over the objections to his candidacy.
: having a continuous even surface
: being the representation of a function with a continuous first derivative
: to make smooth
: to free from what is harsh or disagreeable : polish
: a smooth part
: the act of smoothing
: a smoothing implement
: across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space
: forward beyond an edge or brink and often down
: across the brim
used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another
used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person
used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference
: upper, higher
: outer, covering
: to leap over
: so as to exceed or surpass
: to an excessive degree
Britannica English: Translation of smooth over for Arabic speakers
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