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Focail chosúla: often · softened · softener · shorten · molten · rotten · sifter · soften up · softening · softie
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soften

1. verb make or become less hard2. verb remove minerals from (water)3. verb make or become less harsh or strict4. verb become or make less severe or unpleasant5. verb become gentler, kinder6. verb make more attractive, less severe7. verb FIN of prices, economy 1 verb make or become less hard
TRANSITIVEbog verb  c m udéan boguse a cream to soften the skin úsáid uachtar chun an craiceann a bhogadh
INTRANSITIVEbog verb  c m uéirigh bog PhrVboil them until they soften a bit beirigh iad go n-éireoidh siad ábhairín bogit softens over time bogann sé de réir a chéile
2 verb remove minerals from (water) TRANSITIVEbog verb  c m u
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb make or become less harsh or strict
INTRANSITIVEbog verb  c m umaolaigh verb  c m uhis attitude is softening tá maolú ag teacht ar a dhearcadh, tá sé ag bogadh ina dhearcadh
TRANSITIVEbog verb  c m umaolaigh verb  c m uthey've softened their stance a little tá siad tar éis a seasamh a mhaolú beagán
4 verb become or make less severe or unpleasant
TRANSITIVEmaolaigh verb  c m uto soften the impact an tionchar a mhaolú, an tionchar a laghdúsoften your voice maolaigh do ghuth
INTRANSITIVEmaolaigh verb  c m uthe pain will soften maolóidh an phian
5 verb become gentler, kinder
INTRANSITIVEbog verb  c m uéirigh níos séimhehis face softened bhog a aghaidh, d'éirigh a aghaidh níos séimhehis parents softened towards her d'éirigh a thuismitheoirí níos báúla léi
TRANSITIVEbog verb  c m udéan níos boigeall the praise softened him bhog an moladh go léir é
6 verb make more attractive, less severe TRANSITIVEbog verb  c m umaolaigh verb  c m uwe need to soften our image caithfimid ár n-íomhá a bhogadh 7 verb FIN of prices, economy INTRANSITIVEtéigh ar gcúllagaigh verb  c m uhouse prices are softening tá titim ag teacht ar phraghas na dtithethe economy softened chuaigh an geilleagar ar gcúl