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British English: /sɒft/
American English: /sɔft/

Translation of soft in French:


  • 1 (yielding, not rigid or firm)
    (ground, soil, clay)
    (Sport, Horse racing)
    (rock, metal)
    (bed, cushion, pillow)
    (fabric, fur, skin, hand, cheek)
    (brush, hair, leather)
    (mixture, dough, butter)
    to get soft
    (soil, ground, butter, mixture)
    devenir mou
    se ramollir
    to make something soft
    amollir quelque chose
    ramollir quelque chose
    (butter, mixture)
    assouplir quelque chose
    adoucir quelque chose
    (hard water, skin)
    soft to the touch
    doux au toucher
    soft ice cream
    glace (f) italienne
  • 2 (muted)
    (colour, glow, light, tone, sound, laugh, music, note, voice, accent)
    (step, knock)
    soft lighting
    éclairage (m) tamisé
  • 3 (gentle, mild)
    (air, climate, rain, breeze, look, words)
    (impact, pressure, touch)
    (eyes, heart)
    (approach) (gen)
    the soft left
    la gauche modérée
    to take a soft line with somebody
    adopter une ligne modérée avec quelqu'un
  • 5 (Economy)
    (market, prices)
    instable à la baisse
  • 6 (lenient)
    (parent, teacher)
    to be soft on somebody/something
    être (trop) indulgent envers quelqu'un/quelque chose
  • 7
    (in love)to be soft on somebody
    en pincer (informal) pour quelqu'un
  • 9 (idle, agreeable)
    (life, job) (informal)
  • 11
    (stupid) to be soft in the head
    être ramolli du cerveau


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