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Meaning of “soften” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
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