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1. smoothen  (verb) 
become smooth



  More Generic:
    change


2. smoothen  (verb) 
(of surfaces) make shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"

  Also known as: polish, smooth, shine


  Entails:
    rub

  More Specific:
Simonize / Simonise - polish with wax
slick / sleek - make slick or smooth
buff / burnish / furbish / flush - polish and make shiny
gloss - give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing


  More Generic:
    beautify     embellish     prettify


3. smoothen  (verb) 
make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood"

  Also known as: smooth


  Entails:
    rub

  More Specific:
strip - remove the thread (of screws)
launch - smoothen the surface of
rake - level or smooth with a rake
plane - make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter''s plane
float - make the surface of level or smooth
sandpaper / sand - rub with sandpaper
sandblast - grind with a sandblast
file - smooth with a file


  More Generic:
    change surface


  See Also:
    gloss over     skate over     smooth over     slur over     skimp over


  Opposite of:
    roughen


 

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