Synonyms of smooth in English:

smooth


See definition of smooth

adjective

1‘they lay down to sunbathe on the smooth flat rocks’

SYNONYMS
even, level, flat, as flat as a pancake, plane, flush, unwrinkled, featureless
polished, burnished, glossy, shiny, glassy, sheeny, lustrous, sleek, silky, satiny
rare unrough
ANTONYMS

uneven, rough, dull

2‘his face was smooth and youthful’

SYNONYMS
clean-shaven, smooth-shaven, hairless
ANTONYMS

rough, hirsute

3‘a lovely smooth sauce’

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creamy, whipped, velvety, of an even consistency
ANTONYMS

lumpy

4‘a smooth sea’

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calm, still, tranquil, placid, serene, undisturbed, unruffled, even, flat, glassy, mirror-like, waveless, dead calm, like a millpond
ANTONYMS

rough, choppy

5‘electronic and other high-tech components ensure the smooth running of the equipment’

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steady, regular, rhythmic, uninterrupted, unbroken, flowing, frictionless, fluid, fluent
ANTONYMS

irregular, jerky

6‘the smooth working of the world economy’

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straightforward, easy, effortless, trouble-free, untroubled, well ordered, simple
plain sailing
ANTONYMS

fraught

7‘a smooth wine’

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mellow, mild, agreeable, pleasant, bland, soft, soothing
ANTONYMS

harsh, bitter

8‘Mozart loved the smooth, resonant tone of the clarinet’

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dulcet, soft, soothing, mellow, sweet, sweet-sounding, sweet-toned, pretty, silvery, honeyed, mellifluous, melodious, musical, lilting, lyrical, harmonious, euphonious
rare mellifluent
ANTONYMS

raucous

9‘Hogan was a smooth, confident Foreign Office man’

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suave, urbane, sophisticated, polished, debonair, courteous, gracious, smooth-tongued, glib, media-savvy, persuasive, slick, oily, ingratiating, unctuous
informal smarmy
ANTONYMS

gauche


verb

1‘pour the mixture into the lined tin and smooth the surface’

SYNONYMS
flatten, make flat, level, make level, level out, level off, make even, even off, even out, press, press down, roll, steamroll, iron, plane, make uniform, make regular, regularize

2‘the diplomats have apologized and made every effort to smooth over the situation’

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settle, resolve, patch up, sort out, iron out, put to rights, mend, remedy, heal, cure, rectify

3‘a plan for smoothing the conversion of the power stations from coal to gas’

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ease, make easy, make easier, facilitate, clear the way for, pave the way for, smooth the way for, open the door for, expedite, assist, aid, help, help along, oil, oil the wheels of, lubricate