smoothen

verb
smooth·​en | \ ˈsmü-t͟hən How to pronounce smoothen (audio) \
smoothened; smoothening\ ˈsmü-​t͟hə-​niŋ How to pronounce smoothen (audio) , ˈsmüt͟h-​niŋ \

Definition of smoothen

intransitive verb

: to become smooth

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Examples of smoothen in a Sentence

smoothen the wood for the table thoroughly, or the legs will be uneven smoothen the edges of the two parts before trying to join them together
Recent Examples on the Web To avert disruptions, marathon organizers are working with city departments to smoothen the marathon experience for both runners and residents. Miriam Marini, Detroit Free Press, 2 Oct. 2021 Owusu-Koramoah trusting his eyes like Walker said on Wednesday will smoothen his game. Ellis L. Williams, cleveland, 16 Sep. 2021 Bring back radiance with a conditioning face oil that harnesses the power of Cacay, Buriti and Cupuaco extracts to soften, smoothen and revitalize the over all appearance of skin. Bianca Salonga, Forbes, 19 June 2021 The widening intends to smoothen the curves to make the road safer for drivers. Paul Wedding, Houston Chronicle, 31 Dec. 2019 Farther back, the body has been smoothened around the door handles, and the taillamps now have a three-dimensional treatment as seen on the new 2019 BMW X4. Steve Siler, Car and Driver, 23 Feb. 2018 Before embarking on his journey, Em recruited several big name artists to help smoothen out the ride. Carl Lamarre, Billboard, 15 Dec. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of smoothen

1635, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Smoothen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smoothen. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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