|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To make soft or more soft.
2. (v. t.) To render less hard; -- said of matter.
3. (v. t.) To mollify; to make less fierce or intractable.
4. (v. t.) To palliate; to represent as less enormous; as, to soften a fault.
5. (v. t.) To compose; to mitigate; to assuage.
6. (v. t.) To make less harsh, less rude, less offensive, or less violent, or to render of an opposite quality.
7. (v. t.) To make less glaring; to tone down; as, to soften the coloring of a picture.
8. (v. t.) To make tender; to make effeminate; to enervate; as, troops softened by luxury.
9. (v. t.) To make less harsh or grating, or of a quality the opposite; as, to soften the voice.
10. (v. i.) To become soft or softened, or less rude, harsh, severe, or obdurate.
Soften (1 Occurrence)
Psalms 65:10 You drench its furrows. You level its ridges. You soften it with showers. You bless it with a crop. (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)