Synonyms of smooth


1. smooth, accomplishment, achievement

usage: the act of smoothing; "he gave his hair a quick smooth"


1. smooth, smoothen, change surface

usage: make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood"

2. polish, smooth, smoothen, shine, fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify

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

3. smooth, smooth out, rid, free, disembarrass

usage: free from obstructions; "smooth the way towards peace negotiations"


1. smooth (vs. rough), creaseless, uncreased, even-textured, fast, fine-textured, smooth-textured, glassy, seamless, unlined, unseamed, streamlined, aerodynamic, flowing, sleek, velvet, velvety, velvet-textured, even, fine, ironed, slippery#1, slippy

usage: 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. politic, smooth, suave, bland, diplomatic (vs. undiplomatic), diplomatical

usage: 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. smooth (vs. rough), entire, repand, sinuate, undulate, unnotched, untoothed, simple#6, unsubdivided, compound

usage: of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth

4. fluent, fluid, liquid, smooth, graceful (vs. awkward)

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

5. legato (vs. staccato), smooth

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

6. smooth (vs. rough)

usage: of motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or turbulence; "a smooth ride"

7. smooth, easy (vs. difficult)

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

8. placid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffled, calm (vs. stormy)

usage: (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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