smooth the way

Definition of smooth the way

:to make it easier to reach a conclusion, result, etc.
  • They smoothed the way for a quick end to the dispute.

Word by Word Definitions

smooth play
  1. : having a continuous even surface

  2. : being the representation of a function with a continuous first derivative

  3. : having or being a short even coat of hair — compare rough, wirehaired

  1. : to make smooth

  2. : to free from what is harsh or disagreeable : polish

  3. : soothe

  1. : a smooth part

  2. : the act of smoothing

  3. : a smoothing implement

way play
  1. : a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

  2. : an opening for passage

  3. : the course traveled from one place to another : route

  1. : of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. : by a long distance : to a considerable degree or extent : far

  2. : by far : much

  3. : very


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