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Synonyms for assuageəˈsweɪdʒ, əˈsweɪʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle(verb)

    cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of

    Synonyms:
    mollify, conciliate, quell, gentle, relieve, lenify, stay, placate, quench, allay, ennoble, settle, gruntle, palliate, accommodate, appease, pacify, temper, assuage, propitiate, alleviate, slake, make up, entitle, patch up, reconcile, season

  2. quench, slake, allay, assuage(verb)

    satisfy (thirst)

    Synonyms:
    mollify, conciliate, quell, blow out, relieve, squelch, lenify, placate, appease, assuage, gruntle, palliate, abate, ease, allay, pacify, extinguish, alleviate, snuff out, slake, quench, slack, still, gentle

  3. relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage(verb)

    provide physical relief, as from pain

    Synonyms:
    mollify, exempt, gentle, relieve, lenify, placate, unbosom, appease, allay, facilitate, excuse, gruntle, free, mitigate, ease, let off, conciliate, salvage, pacify, assuage, slake, alleviate, extenuate, salve, remedy, take over, quench, still, palliate, lighten, save

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. assuage

    Etymologically, to alleviate is to lift a burden toward oneself, and so lighten it for the bearer; to relieve is to lift it back from the bearer, nearly or quite away; to remove is to take it away altogether. Alleviate is thus less than relieve; relieve, ordinarily, less than remove. We alleviate, relieve or remove the trouble; we relieve, not alleviate, the sufferer. Assuage is, by derivation, to sweeten; mitigate, to make mild; moderate, to bring within measure; abate, to beat down, and so make less. We abate a fever; lessen anxiety; moderate passions or desires; lighten burdens; mitigate or alleviate pain; reduce inflammation; soften, assuage, or moderate grief; we lighten or mitigate punishments; we relieve any suffering of body or mind that admits of help, comfort, or remedy. Alleviate has been often confused with allay. Compare ALLAY.

    Synonyms:
    abate, alleviate, lessen, lighten, mitigate, moderate, reduce, relieve, remove, soften

    Antonyms:
    aggravate, augment, embitter, enhance, heighten, increase, intensify, magnify, make worse

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. assuage(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    mitigate, moderate, appease, alleviate, soothe, soften, mollify, pacify, compose, tranquillize, quiet, still, quell, allay, abate, temper, attemper, lessen, qualify, relieve, ease, dull, blunt, lull

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

allay, appease, placate, dispel, alleviate, relieve, reassure, mitigate


Translations for assuage

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • هدأArabic
  • облекчавам, успокоявам, смекчавам, уталожвамBulgarian
  • beschwichtigen, besänftigenGerman
  • mitigar, sosegar, satisfacer, calmar, aliviar, apaciguarSpanish
  • apaiser, assouvir, soulager, calmerFrench
  • לשכךHebrew
  • csillapítHungarian
  • łagodzićPolish
  • mitigar, acalmarPortuguese
  • alinaRomanian
  • успокаивать, успокоить, смягчать, уменьшатьRussian

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