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smooth

 
Adjective smooth has 8 senses
  1. 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"
    Antonyms:
    rough, unsmooth, abrasive, scratchy, alligatored, barky, broken, rugged, bullate, bumpy, jarring, jolting, jolty, chapped, cracked, roughened, corded, twilled, costate, ribbed, cragged, craggy, hilly, mountainous, crushed, homespun, nubby, nubbly, slubbed, tweedy, lepidote, leprose, scabrous, scaly, scurfy, squamulose, lined, seamed, pocked, pockmarked, potholed, rocky, bouldery, bouldered, stony, roughish, rugose, scabby, textured, rough-textured, verrucose, warty, wartlike, imbricate, imbricated, sandpapery, shagged, shaggy
  2. politic, smooth, suave - smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"; "the hostess averted a confrontation between two guests with a diplomatic change of subject"; "the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error"; "affable, suave, moderate men...smugly convinced of their respectability" - Ezra Pound
    Antonym: undiplomatic (indirect, via diplomatic)
  3. smooth - of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth
    Antonyms:
    rough, angulate, bidentate, biserrate, ciliate, ciliated, crenate, crenated, scalloped, crenulate, crenulated, crispate, dentate, denticulate, emarginate, erose, jagged, jaggy, fimbriate, fringed, laciniate, lacerate, pectinate, runcinate, serrate, serrated, saw-toothed, toothed, notched, serrulate, rimose, spinose
  4. unwrinkled, smooth - not marked with wrinkles; "unwrinkled cheeks"
    Antonym: furrowed (indirect, via unfurrowed)
  5. flowing, 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"; "liquid prose"
    Antonym: awkward (indirect, via graceful)
  6. legato, smooth - without breaks between notes; smooth and connected; "a legato passage"
  7. uncrannied, smooth - without chinks or crannies
  8. smooth - lacking obstructions or difficulties; "the bill's path through the legislature was smooth and orderly"
    Antonyms:
    difficult, hard (indirect, via easy)
Noun smooth has 1 sense
  1. smooth - the act of smoothing; "he gave his hair a quick smooth"
    --1 is a kind of
    accomplishment, achievement
    Derived form: verb smooth1
Verb smooth has 3 senses
  1. smooth, smoothen - make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood"
    --1 is one way to change surface
    Antonyms: roughen
    Derived forms: noun smooth1, noun smoother1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. polish, smooth, smoothen, shine - (of surfaces) make shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
    --2 is one way to beautify, embellish, prettify
    Sample sentence:
    They smooth the glass tubes
  3. smooth, smooth out - free from obstructions; "smooth the way towards peace negociations"
    --3 is one way to rid, free, disembarrass
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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