Translation of "allay" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əˈleɪ/ us formal

If you allay a strong emotion felt by someone, such as fear or worry, you cause them to feel it less or to feel calm again. to cause someone to feel less afraid, worried, etc., or to feel calm again

The government is trying to allay public fears/concern about the spread of the disease.

(Translation of “allay” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əˈlei/

(formal) to make less

calmar, aliviar
He allayed her fears.

(Translation of “allay” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)