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soft /sɒft $ sɒːft/ adjective (comparative softer, superlative softest)

نیمبند ، نرم ، ملایم ، مهربان ، نازک ، عسلی ، نیم بند ، سبک ، شیرین ، گوارا ، (درموردهوا) لطیف ، معماری: ضعیف ، ورزش: توپ کم جان
- pliable, bendable, elastic, flexible, malleable, mouldable, plastic, supple
- yielding, elastic, gelatinous, pulpy, spongy, squashy
- velvety, downy, feathery, fleecy, silky, smooth
- quiet, dulcet, gentle, murmured, muted, soft-toned
- pale, bland, light, mellow, pastel, subdued
- dim, dimmed, faint, restful
- mild, balmy, temperate
- lenient, easy-going, indulgent, lax, overindulgent, permissive, spineless
- out of condition, effeminate, flabby, flaccid, limp, weak
- easy, comfortable, cushy (informal), undemanding
- kind, compassionate, gentle, sensitive, sentimental, tenderhearted, touchy-feely (informal)
Antonyms: loud, harsh, rough, hard
Contrasted words: coarse, rough, firm, solid, resistant, rigid, tough, unyielding, nail-hard, rock-hard
Related Idioms: soft in the head, soft as butter
Related Words: moderate, temperate, smooth, sleek, softish, compressible, malleable, pliable, pliant, workable, doughy, formless, flabby, fleshy
English Thesaurus: colour, shade, hue, tint, tone, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

soft S2 W2 /sɒft $ sɒːft/ adjective (comparative softer, superlative softest)
[Word Family: noun: softness, softener, SOFTIE/SOFTY; verb: soften; adverb: softly; adjective: soft]
[Language: Old English; Origin: softe]

a) not hard, firm, or stiff, but easy to press Antonym : hard:
My feet sank into the soft ground.
the softest sofa and pillows
Cook the onions until they go soft.
b) less hard than average Antonym : hard:
a soft lead pencil
soft cheese

2. NOT ROUGH having a surface that is smooth and pleasant to touch Antonym : rough:
a baby’s soft skin
The fur was soft to the touch.

3. NOT LOUD a soft sound or voice, or soft music, is quiet and pleasant to listen to Antonym : loud, harsh:
soft music
His voice was softer now.

4. COLOUR/LIGHT [only before noun] soft colours or lights are pleasant and relaxing because they are not too bright Antonym : bright:
All the stores will be re-fitted with softer lighting.
a soft shade of peach

5. NO HARD EDGES not having any hard edges or sharp angles:
soft curves

6. RAIN/WIND gentle and without much force:
a soft breeze
soft rain

7. NOT STRICT someone who is soft seems weak because they are not strict enough with other people Antonym : strict, tough:
If you appear to be soft, people take advantage of you.
soft on
No politician wants to seem soft on crime.
Courts have been taking a soft line (=not being strict enough) with young offenders.

8. SENSITIVE kind, gentle, and sympathetic to other people Antonym : hard:
He has a soft heart beneath that cold exterior.
a soft kiss

9. WEAK CHARACTER not very brave and not having a strong character Antonym : hard:
Don’t be soft – just jump!

10. SALES/MARKETS decreasing in price, value, or the amount sold:
soft oil prices

11. soft loan/credit money that is lent at a lower interest rate than usual, because it will be used to help people in some way

12. soft money money that people, companies, or organizations give to political parties, rather than to a particular candidate

13. TOO EASY informal a soft job, life etc is too easy and does not involve much work or hard physical work:
Mike’s found himself a soft job in the stores.
soft option British English (=a choice that allows you to avoid difficulties or hard work)
Taking the soft option won’t help your career to develop.

14. WEAK BODY informal having a body that is not in a strong physical condition, because you do not do enough exercise:
He’d got soft after all those years in a desk job.

15. WATER soft water does not contain many minerals, so that it forms bubbles from soap easily

16. have a soft spot for somebody to continue to like someone even when they do not behave well:
She’s always had a soft spot for Grant.

17. a soft touch informal someone from whom you can easily get what you want, because they are kind or easy to deceive

18. soft in the head old-fashioned very stupid or crazy

19. STUPID British English stupid or silly:
You must be soft if you think I’ll give you fifty quid!

20. be soft on somebody old-fashioned to be sexually attracted to someone

21. CONSONANTS technical not sounding hard:
a soft g
—softly adverb:
She stroked his head softly.
Music played softly in the background.
—softness noun [uncountable]

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

VERBS be, feel, look | become, go, turn | stay Her skin had stayed soft and supple.
ADV. beautifully, extremely, incredibly, really, very The fabric has a beautifully soft texture.
all These tomatoes have gone all soft.
fairly, quite, rather, relatively, slightly

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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