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Synonyms for harden
ˈhɑr dn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. harden, indurate(verb)

    become hard or harder

    "The wax hardened"

    Synonyms:
    inure, indurate, season, temper

    Antonyms:
    soften

  2. harden, indurate(verb)

    make hard or harder

    "The cold hardened the butter"

    Synonyms:
    inure, indurate, season, temper

    Antonyms:
    soften

  3. temper, harden(verb)

    harden by reheating and cooling in oil

    "temper steel"

    Synonyms:
    temper, season, chasten, anneal, mollify, moderate, indurate, inure, normalize

    Antonyms:
    soften

  4. season, harden(verb)

    make fit

    "This trip will season even the hardiest traveller"

    Synonyms:
    temper, season, mollify, flavour, flavor, inure, indurate

    Antonyms:
    soften

  5. inure, harden, indurate(verb)

    cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate

    "He was inured to the cold"

    Synonyms:
    indurate, season, inure, temper

    Antonyms:
    soften

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. harden

    Synonyms:
    inure, train, habituate, confirm, indurate, consolidate, compact

    Antonyms:
    disinure, relax, enervate, debilitate, dishabituate, soften, melt, mollify, colliquate, vaporize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. harden(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    indurate, make hard, make callous

  2. harden(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    habituate, inure, season, accustom, form, train, discipline

  3. harden(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strengthen, fortify, steel, nerve, brace

  4. harden(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    sear, make callous, render insensible

  5. harden(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    make obdurate, confirm in wickedness

  6. harden(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    grow or become hard

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    hardin, toughen, söderman

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