from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make agreeable or gentle; mollify.
- transitive v. To sweeten.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To sweeten
- v. To remove salty or acidic flavors with a sweetener
- v. To mollify or make peaceful
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To sweeten; to free from acidity, saltness, or acrimony.
- transitive v. Fig. : To mollify; to sweeten; to please.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To sweeten; in old chemistry, to free from corrosive and sharp-tasting admixtures; render more agreeable to the taste.
- To render more agreeable in any sense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make sweeter in taste
Late Latin dulcificāre, to sweeten : Latin dulcis, sweet + -ficāre, -fy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)