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Adjective soft has 10 senses
  1. soft - lacking in hardness relatively or comparatively
    hard, adamantine, al dente, corneous, hornlike, horny, erect, tumid, firm, solid, granitic, granitelike, rocklike, stony, hardened, set, lignified, woody, marmoreal, marmorean, ossified, petrified, petrous, stonelike, slaty, slatey, steely, unpadded, semihard
  2. soft - metaphorically soft; "my father is a soft touch"; "soft light"; "a soft rain"; "a soft Southern drawl"; "soft brown eyes"; "a soft glance"
    hard, brutal, cruel, harsh, rigorous, unkind, calculating, calculative, conniving, scheming, shrewd, case-hardened, hardened, hard-boiled, steely, stiff, uphill
  3. soft - of sound; relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music"
    loud, big, blaring, blasting, clarion, deafening, earsplitting, roaring, thunderous, thundery, earthshaking, loud-mouthed, loud-voiced, shattering, shouted, yelled, vocal
  4. delicate, soft - easily hurt; "soft hands"; "a baby's delicate skin"
    Antonyms: tough, toughened (indirect, via tender)
  5. piano, soft - used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the piano passages in the composition"
  6. nonalcoholic, soft - used of beverages; not containing alcohol; "nonalcoholic beverages"; "soft drinks"
  7. soft - of speech sounds; characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as `s' and `sh')
    hard, plosive, velar
  8. indulgent, lax, lenient, soft - tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "procedures are lax and discipline is weak"; "too soft on the children"
    Antonym: unpermissive (indirect, via permissive)
  9. easy, gentle, soft - having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
    Antonym: heavy (indirect, via light)
  10. cushy, soft - not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship; "what a cushy job!"; "a soft job"
    Antonyms: difficult, hard (indirect, via easy)
Adverbial soft has 1 sense
  1. easy, soft - in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard)
    Derived from adjective soft10
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