Bedeutung von “cushion” — Learner’s Dictionary

cushion

verb [ T ] us uk /ˈkʊʃən/
MAKE BETTER

to reduce the bad effects of something:

Various attempts were made to cushion the impact of unemployment.
PROTECT

to protect something, especially part of the body, with something soft:

Soft grass cushioned his fall.

(Definition von “cushion verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)