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Overview of noun smooth

The noun smooth has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. smooth

(the act of smoothing; "he gave his hair a quick smooth")


Overview of verb smooth

The verb smooth has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (7) smooth, smoothen

(make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood")

2. (1) polish, smooth, smoothen, shine

(make (a surface) shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes")

3. smooth, smooth out

(free from obstructions; "smooth the way towards peace negotiations")


Overview of adj smooth

The adj smooth has 8 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (11) smooth

(having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop"; "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a mirror")

2. (3) politic, smooth, suave, bland

(smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"; "the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error")

3. (1) smooth

(of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth)

4. (1) fluent, fluid, liquid, smooth

(smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina")

5. legato, smooth

((music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected; "a legato passage")

6. smooth

(of motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or turbulence; "a smooth ride")

7. smooth

(lacking obstructions or difficulties; "the bill's path through the legislature was smooth and orderly")

8. placid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffled

((of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves; "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled water")

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