The definition of 'softens' & the word 'softens' in example sentences or phrases

Verb
1
make (images or sounds) soft or softer
2
lessen in force or effect
  1. soften a shock
  2. break a fall
3
give in, as to influence or pressure
4
protect from impact
  1. cushion the blow
5
make less severe or harsh
  1. He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears
6
make soft or softer
  1. This liquid will soften your laundry
7
become soft or softer
  1. The bread will soften if you pour some liquid on it

Synonyms of the word 'softens' & Antonyms of the word 'softens'.

Verb
Synonymssoften, dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break, yield, relent, soften, cushion, buffer, soften, mince, soften, moderate, soften, soften,
Antonymssharpen, stand, harden, harden,