Textual thesaurus for "smooth"

(adj) still, tranquil, quiet, placid, unruffled

(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

(adj) suave, bland, politic

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

(adj) fluent, fluid, liquid

smooth and unconstrained in movement

a long, smooth stride; the fluid motion of a cat; the liquid grace of a ballerina

(adj) legato

(music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected

a legato passage

(verb) smoothen, shine, polish

make (a surface) shine

shine the silver, please; polish my shoes

(verb) smoothen

make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing

smooth the surface of the wood

(verb) smooth out

free from obstructions

smooth the way towards peace negotiations