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Synonyms for harden
ˈhɑr dn

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. harden, indurateverb

    become hard or harder

    "The wax hardened"

    Synonyms:
    inure, indurate, season, temper

    Antonyms:
    soften

  2. harden, indurateverb

    make hard or harder

    "The cold hardened the butter"

    Synonyms:
    inure, indurate, season, temper

    Antonyms:
    soften

  3. temper, hardenverb

    harden by reheating and cooling in oil

    "temper steel"

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

    Antonyms:
    soften

  4. season, hardenverb

    make fit

    "This trip will season even the hardiest traveller"

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

    Antonyms:
    soften

  5. inure, harden, indurateverb

    cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate

    "He was inured to the cold"

    Synonyms:
    indurate, season, inure, temper

    Antonyms:
    soften

Editors Contribution

  1. solidifies

    Submitted by anonymous on May 19, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hardenverb

    Synonyms:
    indurate, make hard, make callous

  2. hardenverb

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

  3. hardenverb

    Synonyms:
    strengthen, fortify, steel, nerve, brace

  4. hardenverb

    Synonyms:
    sear, make callous, render insensible

  5. hardenverb

    Synonyms:
    make obdurate, confirm in wickedness

  6. hardenverb

    Synonyms:
    grow or become hard

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hardenverb

    Synonyms:
    indurate, solidify, petrify, ossify, sear, brutalize, embitter, inure, season, fortify, steel, brace, accustom

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "harden":

    hardin, toughen, söderman

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How to use harden in a sentence?

  1. Giannis Antetokounmpo:

    MVP is not about stats and numbers, and obviously James Harden had unbelievable numbers and Paul George also, but obviously its about winning, we created great habits throughout the season and were able to stick by them, and thats why we were able to have a chance in every single game we played and were able to win 60 games.

  2. James Harden:

    James Harden said. James Harden was then asked why The Rockets were flat through three quarters. Good question.

  3. Benjamin Read:

    We had a big blind spot, and we knew there were a series of steps we could take to harden and secure the agencies.

  4. President Trump:

    We are writing out bump stocks, but we have to take steps to harden our schools so they are less vulnerable to attack.

  5. Kyrie Irving:

    We stuck to the game plan, we didn't want a talented guy like James Harden to beat us. We wanted their other guys to beat us and we forced him to pass off to other guys and we trusted our weakside rotation.

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