Definition of Smoothen

1. Verb. Make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing. "Smooth the surface of the wood"

Exact synonyms: Smooth
Specialized synonyms: Strip, Launch, Rake, Plane, Float, Sand, Sandpaper, Sandblast, File
Generic synonyms: Change Surface
Entails: Rub
Antonyms: Roughen
Derivative terms: Smooth, Smoother
Also: Smooth Over

2. Verb. Make (a surface) shine. "They smoothen the glass tubes"; "Polish my shoes"
Exact synonyms: Polish, Shine, Smooth
Generic synonyms: Beautify, Embellish, Fancify, Prettify
Specialized synonyms: Simonise, Simonize, Sleek, Slick, Buff, Burnish, Furbish, Gloss
Entails: Rub
Derivative terms: Polish, Polish, Polisher, Polishing, Shining

3. Verb. Become smooth.
Generic synonyms: Change

Definition of Smoothen

1. v. t. To make smooth.

Definition of Smoothen

1. Verb. To make smooth. ¹

2. Verb. To become smooth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smoothen

1. to smooth [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: smooth

Lexicographical Neighbors of Smoothen

smooth snake
smooth snakes
smooth softshell
smooth strain
smooth sumac
smooth surface caries
smooth winterberry holly
smooth woodsia
smoothable
smoothbark
smoothbore
smoothbores
smoothe
smoothed
smoothelin
smoothen (current term)
smoothened
smoothening
smoothens
smoother
smoothers
smoothes
smoothest
smootheth
smoothhound
smoothhound shark
smoothie
smoothies
smoothing
smoothing iron

Literary usage of Smoothen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern English by Fitzedward Hall (1873)
"Now, judged analogically, excepting and smoothen are as good as saving and roughen; but, as to womanize, if it be "proper", why should not ..."

2. Sas/stat 9.1 User's Guide by SAS Institute, Virginia Clark (2004)
"Smoothers A smoothen is a tool for summarizing the trend of a response measurement Y as a function of one on more predictor measurements X1 , . . . ..."

3. Advances in Risk Management of Government Debt by H. J. Blommestein (2005)
"Published strategic targets for 2003 smoothen redemption (maturity) profile of total state debt Regular monthly distribution of redemptions (maturities) ..."

4. Dictionary of the Kiniassa Language by John Rebman, Johann Ludwig Krapf, Church Missionary Society (1877)
"... (v. int) to excel in smoothness, to be most smooth. sarasa (va) to smoothen, ... to smoothen to or for— (Kis. ..."

5. A Zulu-English Dictionary with Notes on Pronunciation: A Revised Orthography by Alfred T. Bryant (1905)
"smoothen the exterior surface, polish, as a clay-pot or floor (ace.) by rubbing with a stone, or a plaster-wall with a board ; make smooth ie blunt, ..."

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