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smooth out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smooth, smooth outverb

    free from obstructions

    "smooth the way towards peace negotiations"


  1. smooth outverb

    To make something smooth.

  2. smooth outverb

    To become smooth.

  3. smooth outverb

    To remove irregularities or imperfections.


  1. smooth out

    To smooth out refers to the action or process of making something flat, even, or free of difficulties, irregularities or obstacles. It can apply to both a physical object, such as smoothing out a piece of fabric or a rough surface, or a situation, like smoothing out a problem or disagreement.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of smooth out in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of smooth out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of smooth out in a Sentence

  1. Yannis Stournaras:

    We are not in a new (inflationary) era, there’s no evidence of that, ...As the economy gets out of the pandemic, supply-side bottlenecks make their appearance but this is expected to smooth out over time.

  2. Gina Raimondo:

    Honestly I think we're going to be struggling with it well into next year until we can really smooth out some of these bottlenecks, it's not going to be this bad, but I don't think it will be back to normal until well into 2022.

  3. Gary Kelly:

    I think all that will smooth out, both with our existing employees that we're trying to get back in and settle back and new hires as well, but it's not going to be here in the fourth quarter. It's going to take a while.

  4. Francois Momboisse:

    Black Friday is one of the top sales days of the year and it allows us to smooth out Christmas shopping over a longer period rather than compressing all those sales in the Dec. 10 to 24 period. It does not necessarily lead to more consumption.


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