Translation of allay in Spanish:


disipar, v.

Pronunciation /əˈleɪ/

See Spanish definition of disipar

transitive verb

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    (doubt/fear) disipar
    (anger) aplacar
    • The President and his family, in an attempt to allay public fears, got shots on prime-time television.
    • So the industry was co-funding a £7 million research programme to try to allay public fears.
    • Fearful of being accused of complacency, they fail to allay public fears and often play up hypothetical risks.
    • When academics try to allay public fears with statistics, we must always ask who funded that research.
    • To allay public fears, two meetings will be held at which details of the initial work will be outlined.
    • It is at times like this you realise what ministers are there for - to ease panic, to allay public alarm, to stop crises running out of control.
    • In order to allay public fears, experts have been hired to conduct a study of the cracks and determine whether they will affect the dams.
    • And any idea or thought that allays this fear is likely to have a huge influence on human conduct.
    • We have already dealt with the worries of local objectors and allayed their fears.
    • But Mr Halloways claimed the majority of residents did want the scheme to go ahead and it was hoped they would be able to allay the fears of the rest.
    • Talk of moderation isn't allaying the fears of environmentalists, who are feeling particularly vulnerable these days.
    • Both Martens and Cocca have found that education generally allays the public's fears.
    • If he was worried about making so many changes, his fears were soon allayed by the attitude of the young newcomers.
    • Mr O'Malley moved quickly to allay fears that any recommendations made by the new body would not be accepted.
    • If you consider yourself so morally superior, get out there and allay the fears of the ignorant public.
    • Even worse, the new security measures are more likely to cause alarm than to allay passengers' fears.
    • There was little the administration could do to confirm the news or allay the fears of the public.
    • After years of broken promises, public fears must be allayed once and for all.
    • The primary focus was on immediate actions that could allay fears of a nervous public.
    • Education chiefs in York have moved to allay parents' fears about the safety of children travelling to school.