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English definition of “soften”

soften

verb [I, T]     /ˈsɒfən/
BECOME SOFTER to become softer or to make something become softer: Heat the butter until it softens.Soft and fluffy
BECOME GENTLE to become more gentle or to make someone or something become more gentle: Her voice softened.Making things betterBecoming better
(Definition of soften verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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