What is another word for smooth over?

150 synonyms found


[ smˈuːð ˈə͡ʊvə], [ smˈuːð ˈə‍ʊvə], [ s_m_ˈuː_ð ˈəʊ_v_ə]

When we need to fix things or make amends, we often use the phrase "smooth over". Although, using this phrase repeatedly could make the message sound too repetitive. One synonym for "smooth over" is to reconcile, meaning to restore friendly relations. Another alternative is to mitigate, which means to reduce or soften the impact of something negative. You may also use the phrase "patch things up", which means to fix or repair a damaged relationship. Another option is "resolve", which means to find a solution to a problem or dispute. Lastly, "placate" means to calm someone down by making them less angry or upset. With these alternatives, you can effectively communicate your message without sounding too repetitive.

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How to use "Smooth over" in context?

If you want to keep your surfacesmooth over time, keep these tips in mind: Clean the surface frequently

Wipe it down with a tack cloth or a dry cloth, then dry it completely.

Don't allow liquids or food to accumulate on the surface.

Make sure the surface is regularly aired out.

If the surface appears dirty or there'sdiscoloration, sponges, cloths, or a good cleanermay be needed.

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