allay

Allay is a 5 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter Y for which we found 5 definitions.

Definition
v. t. To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm; as, to allay popular excitement; to allay the tumult of the passions.
v. t. To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; as, to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity.
v. t. To diminish in strength; to abate; to subside.
n. Alleviation; abatement; check.
n. Alloy.

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