Synonyms and Antonyms of smoothen

  1. 1 to make free from breaks, curves, or bumps smoothen the wood for the table thoroughly, or the legs will be uneven Synonyms flatten, level, plane, smooth, evenRelated Words clip, crop, pare, prune, shave, trim; lay, press, spread; card, comb, rake; surfaceNear Antonyms coarsen, rumple, wrinkle; bend, kink; dent, pitAntonyms rough, roughen

  2. 2 to make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure smoothen the edges of the two parts before trying to join them together Synonyms buff, burnish, dress, furbish, gloss, grind, rub, shine, smooth, polishRelated Words sleek, slick; coat, glaze, japan, lacquer, varnish; face, finish, veneer; brighten; file, rasp, sand, sandblast, sandpaper, scour, scrape, scrub; bob, bone, lapNear Antonyms rough (up), roughen, ruffle, scuff (up)

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