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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Considerate or kindly in disposition; amiable and tender.
  • adj. Not harsh or severe; mild and soft: a gentle scolding; a gentle tapping at the window.
  • adj. Easily managed or handled; docile: a gentle horse.
  • adj. Not steep or sudden; gradual: a gentle incline.
  • adj. Of good family; wellborn: a child of gentle birth.
  • adj. Suited to one of good breeding; refined and polite: a gentle greeting to a stranger.
  • adj. Archaic Noble; chivalrous: a gentle knight.
  • n. Archaic One of good birth or relatively high station.
  • v. To make less severe or intense: The peaceful sunset gentled her dreadful mood.
  • v. To soothe, as by stroking; pacify.
  • v. To tame or break (a domestic animal, for instance): gentle a horse.
  • v. To raise to the status of a noble.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Tender and amiable; of a considerate or kindly disposition
  • adj. Soft and mild rather than hard or severe
  • adj. Docile and easily managed
  • adj. Gradual rather than steep or sudden
  • adj. Polite and respectful rather than rude
  • v. to become gentle
  • v. to ennoble
  • v. to break; to tame; to domesticate
  • v. To soothe; to calm.
  • n. A person of high birth.
  • n. A maggot used as bait by anglers
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble.
  • adj. Quiet and refined in manners; not rough, harsh, or stern; mild; meek; bland; amiable; tender
  • adj. A compellative of respect, consideration, or conciliation.
  • adj. Not wild, turbulent, or refractory; quiet and docile; tame; peaceable.
  • adj. Soft; not violent or rough; not strong, loud, or disturbing; easy; soothing; pacific.
  • n. One well born; a gentleman.
  • n. A trained falcon. See Falcon-gentil.
  • n. A dipterous larva used as fish bait.
  • v. To make genteel; to raise from the vulgar; to ennoble.
  • v. To make smooth, cozy, or agreeable.
  • v. To make kind and docile, as a horse.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Of good birth or family; well-born; specifically, belonging to the gentry as distinguished from the nobility: as, the studies of noble and gentle youth.
  • Pertaining to or characteristic of good birth or station; honorable; respectable; refined.
  • Of well-bred character or quality; gracious; courteous; kindly and considerate; not rough or harsh; mild; soothing: as, a gentle nurse; a gentle nature, manner, voice.
  • Tame; docile; tractable; peaceable; not wild or refractory: as, a gentle horse or hawk.
  • Improved by cultivation; ameliorated; domesticated.
  • Soft; mild in action, performance, or use; not rude or boisterous: as, a gentle breeze; a gentle tap; a gentle tone.
  • Refreshing; reviving.
  • Gradual; easy; not steep; moderate in degree; not sharply defined: as, a gentle slope; the gentle curves of a river or a figure.
  • n. A person of good family; a person of gentle birth; a gentleman.
  • n. In falconry, a falcon-gentle; a trained hawk: whence one of the names of the common goshawk of Europe, Falco gentilis.
  • n. A maggot or larva of the flesh-fly, used in fishing.
  • To make or constitute gentle, or as if gentle; place in the rank of gentlemen; raise from a vulgar or ignoble condition.
  • To make gentle in manner or appearance; render mild and amiable; soften; subdue: as, to gentle a colt.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. having little impact
  • adj. having or showing a kindly or tender nature
  • adj. quiet and soothing
  • adj. easily handled or managed
  • adj. soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe
  • v. cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
  • v. give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
  • adj. belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
  • v. stroke soothingly
  • adj. marked by moderate steepness
  • Equivalent
    light    kind    soft    tame    tamed    mild    noble    gradual   
    Verb Form
    gentled    gentles    gentling   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    calm    tranquillise    calm down    quieten    lull    still    tranquillize    quiet    tranquilize    pet   
    Cross Reference
    gentlewoman    gently    gentleness    gentleman   
    Words with the same meaning
    tame    placid    meek    peaceful    dovelike    pacific    mild    tractable    bland    quiet   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    soft    mild    affectionate    polite    various    Italian    rough    left    dead