smooth
noun.
the act of smoothing
he gave his hair a quick smooth
verb.
make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
smooth the surface of the wood
Synonym: smoothen
verb.
make (a surface) shine
shine the silver, please|polish my shoes
Synonym: polish, shine, smoothen
verb.
free from obstructions
smooth the way towards peace negotiations
Synonym: smooth out
adj.
having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities
smooth skin|a smooth tabletop|smooth fabric|a smooth road|water as smooth as a mirror
adj.
of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth
adj.
(music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected
a legato passage
Synonym: legato
adj.
of motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or turbulence
a smooth ride
adj.
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
Synonym: bland, politic, suave
adj.
smooth and unconstrained in movement
a long, smooth stride|the fluid motion of a cat|the liquid grace of a ballerina
Synonym: fluent, fluid, liquid
adj.
lacking obstructions or difficulties
the bill's path through the legislature was smooth and orderly
adj.
(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
Antonym: roughen, rough