still, allay, relieve, ease(verb)
lessen the intensity of or calm
"The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"
quench, slake, allay, assuage(verb)
"The cold water quenched his thirst"
To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm.
To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate.
to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity
To subside, become peaceful.
to make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm; as, to allay popular excitement; to allay the tumult of the passions
to alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; as, to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity
to diminish in strength; to abate; to subside
alleviation; abatement; check
to mix (metals); to mix with a baser metal; to alloy; to deteriorate
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
al-lā′, v.t. to lighten, relieve: to make quiet or calm.—n. Allay′ment (obs.), state of being allayed: state of rest: that which allays. [M. E. forms, aleggen, aleyen (A.S. a-lecgan; lecgan, causal of licgan, to lie); identical in form, and accordingly confounded in meaning with M. E. words of Latin origin; alegge (later allege, now obs.)—L. alleviāre; alaye (modern allay, alloy)—L. alligāre; aleye (obs.)—L. allegāre; alegge (modern allege)—Low L. ex-litigāre.]
an obsolete form of Alloy.
The numerical value of allay in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of allay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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