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There is nothing you can do to assuage your conscience when you commit sins. Crime is a spiritual assault on the soul.
Vikram Chatwal

Meaning of "assuage" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ASSUAGE

From Old French assouagier, from Vulgar Latin assuāviāre (unattested) to sweeten, from Latin suāvis pleasant.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ASSUAGE

assuage  [əˈsweɪdʒ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ASSUAGE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Assuage is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb assuage in English.

WHAT DOES ASSUAGE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of assuage in the English dictionary

The first definition of assuage in the dictionary is to soothe, moderate, or relieve. Other definition of assuage is to give relief to ; satisfy. Assuage is also to pacify; calm.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ASSUAGE

PRESENT

Present
I assuage
you assuage
he/she/it assuages
we assuage
you assuage
they assuage
Present continuous
I am assuaging
you are assuaging
he/she/it is assuaging
we are assuaging
you are assuaging
they are assuaging
Present perfect
I have assuaged
you have assuaged
he/she/it has assuaged
we have assuaged
you have assuaged
they have assuaged
Present perfect continuous
I have been assuaging
you have been assuaging
he/she/it has been assuaging
we have been assuaging
you have been assuaging
they have been assuaging
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I assuaged
you assuaged
he/she/it assuaged
we assuaged
you assuaged
they assuaged
Past continuous
I was assuaging
you were assuaging
he/she/it was assuaging
we were assuaging
you were assuaging
they were assuaging
Past perfect
I had assuaged
you had assuaged
he/she/it had assuaged
we had assuaged
you had assuaged
they had assuaged
Past perfect continuous
I had been assuaging
you had been assuaging
he/she/it had been assuaging
we had been assuaging
you had been assuaging
they had been assuaging
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will assuage
you will assuage
he/she/it will assuage
we will assuage
you will assuage
they will assuage
Future continuous
I will be assuaging
you will be assuaging
he/she/it will be assuaging
we will be assuaging
you will be assuaging
they will be assuaging
Future perfect
I will have assuaged
you will have assuaged
he/she/it will have assuaged
we will have assuaged
you will have assuaged
they will have assuaged
Future perfect continuous
I will have been assuaging
you will have been assuaging
he/she/it will have been assuaging
we will have been assuaging
you will have been assuaging
they will have been assuaging
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would assuage
you would assuage
he/she/it would assuage
we would assuage
you would assuage
they would assuage
Conditional continuous
I would be assuaging
you would be assuaging
he/she/it would be assuaging
we would be assuaging
you would be assuaging
they would be assuaging
Conditional perfect
I would have assuage
you would have assuage
he/she/it would have assuage
we would have assuage
you would have assuage
they would have assuage
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been assuaging
you would have been assuaging
he/she/it would have been assuaging
we would have been assuaging
you would have been assuaging
they would have been assuaging
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you assuage
we let´s assuage
you assuage
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to assuage
Past participle
assuaged
Present Participle
assuaging
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ASSUAGE


age
eɪdʒ
backstage
ˌbækˈsteɪdʒ
cage
keɪdʒ
engage
ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ
gage
ɡeɪdʒ
gauge
ɡeɪdʒ
mage
meɪdʒ
nonwage
ˈnɒnˌweɪdʒ
Osage
əʊˈseɪdʒ
outrage
ˈaʊtˌreɪdʒ
page
peɪdʒ
rage
reɪdʒ
rampage
ræmˈpeɪdʒ
sage
seɪdʒ
stage
steɪdʒ
swage
sweɪdʒ
tasswage
təˈsweɪdʒ
teenage
ˈtiːnˌeɪdʒ
underage
ˌʌndərˈeɪdʒ
wage
weɪdʒ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ASSUAGE

asst
assuagement
assuager
Assuan
assuasive
assubjugate
assuefaction
assuetude
assumability
assumable
assumably
assume
assumed
assumed name
assumedly
assumer
assuming
assumingly
assumpsit
assumption

WORDS THAT END LIKE ASSUAGE

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speak the same language
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Synonyms and antonyms of assuage in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ASSUAGE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «assuage» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of assuage

Translation of «assuage» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ASSUAGE

Find out the translation of assuage to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of assuage from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «assuage» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

缓和
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mitigar
570 millions of speakers

English

assuage
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दूर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تهدئة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

успокоить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aplacar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রশমিত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

apaiser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Meredakan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

beschwichtigen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

和らげる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

만족시키다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Assuage
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

an ủi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மட்டுப்படுத்தலாம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

समतोल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yatıştırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mitigare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

złagodzić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

заспокоїти
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

liniști
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατευνάσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

assuage
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

assuage
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of assuage

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ASSUAGE»

The term «assuage» is regularly used and occupies the 89.443 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ASSUAGE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about assuage

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5 QUOTES WITH «ASSUAGE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word assuage.
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Vikram Chatwal
There is nothing you can do to assuage your conscience when you commit sins. Crime is a spiritual assault on the soul.
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Martin Filler
Masterpieces of art possess immense potential to advance a worldview that could help assuage the societal terrors posed by globalization, the most thoroughgoing socioeconomic upheaval since the Industrial Revolution, which has set off a pandemic of retrogressive nationalism, regional separatism, and religious extremism.
3
Dan Hill
All the Junos, the Grammy nominations, the gold and platinum records, did nothing to assuage my conviction that I was an out-and-out loser.
4
James Nesbitt
Perhaps our imagination needs crime stories to fulfill some craving we have, as a way to assuage a darkness in ourselves.
5
Samuel West
Of course 'Hamlet' is a debate about the nature and morality of revenge and whether it is right to do something to assuage your angry feelings.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ASSUAGE»

Discover the use of assuage in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to assuage and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Cordiall Water: A Garland of Odd and Old Receipts to ...
A Garland of Odd and Old Receipts to Assuage the Ills of Man & Beast M. F. K. Fisher. A Cordiall Water A Garland of Odd and Old Receipts to Assuage the Ills of Man & Beast A Cordiall Water Books by MF.K Fisher Seme ft Forth.
M. F. K. Fisher, 2004
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The Big Book of Beastly Mispronunciations: The Complete ...
Don't add a syllable and say uh-SEM-buh-lee. assuage uh-SWAYJ. Do not say uh-SWAYZH (beastly), uh-SWAHZH (beastlier), or uh- SWAHJ (beastliest). Here's a mnemonic: All the world's a stage, And that's how you rhyme assuage.
Charles Harrington Elster, 1999
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ...
-But to assuage ASSUAGE. Thei can not their shippcs store So besily vpon the note Thei herken, and in suclic wise assote, That thei tlieir right cours and weie Foryetc, and to their cure obeie. Gower. Con. Am. book i. This wife, whictic in hir ...
Encyclopaedia, Edward Smedley, 1845
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Encyclopaedia metropolitana: or Universal dictionary of ...
ASSUAGE, m—i . — But to assuage Tlici can not their shippcs sterc So besily vpou the note Thei herken,and in suclie wise assote, That thei their right cours and weie Furyetc, and to their care obcie. Gourr. Con. Am* book i. This wife, whichc in ...
Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose, 1845
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ...
-But to assuage ASSUAGE. Thei can not their shippes stcre So besily vpon the note Thei herken, and in snche wise assote, That thei their right cours and weie Foryetc, and to their eare obeie. Gower. Con. Am. book i. This wife, whiche in hir  ...
Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose, 1845
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English Synonyms ...
To assuage — to mitigate. To assuage and to mitigate both denote a diminishing of pain. To mitigate is a negative, to assuage is a positive term. He who mitigates, relaxes in harshness ; he who assuages, actively lessens the pain of others.
George Frederick Graham, 1857
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English Synonymes Classified and Explained: With Practical ...
To Assuage — To Mitigate. To assuage and to mitigate both denote a diminishing of pain. To assuage is a positive, to mitigate a negative term. He who assuages actively lessens the pain of others. He who mitigates relaxes in harshness.
George Frederick Graham, 1877
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Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries
They say that “Time assuages” - Time never did assuage - An actual suffering strengthens As Sinews do, with Age - Time is a Test of Trouble - But not a Remedy - If such it prove, it prove too There was no Malady - This is the crisp and truthful ...
Emily Dickinson, Helen Vendler, 2010
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Vocabulary Cartoons, SAT Word Power: Learn Hundreds of SAT ...
Link: MASSAGE. “A good MASSAGE is known to ASSUAGE sore muscles and relieve uptight feelings.” When Jane double faulted on match point, her coach came to her side and tried to ASSUAGE her disappointment by telling her she had ...
Sam Burchers, Jr., Sam Burchers, III, Bryan Burchers, 2013
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The Mind of Mencius: Or, Political Economy Founded Upon ...
he possessed as wealth the whole realm, yet that was insufficient to assuage his grief. Honour is what men covet ; he was honoured as emperor, yet that was insufficient to assuage his grief. To be beloved by men, to have great beauty, wealth, ...
‎1897

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ASSUAGE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term assuage is used in the context of the following news items.
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On Iran, Worry About the Deal, Not the Deadline
Was he posturing so his negotiators could seek more concessions? Was he playing domestic politics and trying to assuage hardline opponents ... «Politico, Jul 15»
2
Healthcare Moves To The Cloud But Is The Cloud Ready For …
Going forward, the only real consequence for companies that have been breached is a marketing effort to assuage any public indigestion and ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
3
The Kings actually made smart moves with their new salary-cap space
It may seem funny to those outside of Sacramento, but 38 wins will do tons to assuage concerns about ownership and the front office. «SB Nation, Jul 15»
4
Google's Waze fuels up carpooling alternative
The ruling did little to assuage interest in carpooling. Just a few days after California came down on carpooling, Sidecar in September ... «CNET, Jul 15»
5
Plans are on track for I-30/360 interchange in Arlington
State officials are in discussions with area businesses to assuage concerns about access to destinations such as Six Flags Over Texas, AT&T ... «Fort Worth Star Telegram, Jul 15»
6
Burt's Bees, Sold For $925 Million, Loses Founder
The Burt's Bees brand, which started in 1984, was purchased 23 years later by Clorox for $925 million. To assuage the back-to-nature loyalists ... «2paragraphs.com, Jul 15»
7
Chelsea fan's view: Blues strike right note over Stamford Bridge …
First is the attempt and lengths the club appear to be making to assuage any fears and resistance from the local community. The key issue of ... «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»
8
Long-Distance Romance '10000 KM' Chronicles Love and Sex in …
These technologies, even as they try to recreate a sense of human closeness on flat screens, complicate rather than assuage mounting distrust, ... «Indie Wire, Jul 15»
9
Wakiji: Tigers' inconsistencies may not be fun to watch, but it could …
Justin Verlander giving up seven runs in five innings did not help assuage that angst. Superstar Miguel Cabrera is on the shelf for six weeks ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
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Calling time on China's credit and stock market party
Beijing has doubled the size of local government bank loans that can be swapped for debt to assuage fears about local government debt. «Financial Times, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Assuage [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/assuage>. Aug 2019 ».
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