Definitions and translations for "gentle"

Definition of gentle

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Adjective
1. Tender and amiable; of a considerate or kindly disposition.
Stuart is a gentle man; he would never hurt you.
2. Soft and mild rather than hard or severe.
I felt something touch my shoulder; it was gentle and a little slimy.
3. Docile and easily managed.
We had a gentle swim in the lake.
A gentle horse
4. Gradual rather than steep or sudden.
The walks in this area have a gentle incline.
5. Polite and respectful rather than rude.
He gave me a gentle reminder that we had to hurry up.
6. Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble.
Verb
7. To become gentle rfex
8. To ennoble rfex
9. To break; to tame; to domesticate rfex
10. To soothe; to calm. rfex
Noun
11. A person of high birth.
12. A maggot used as bait by anglers rfex
13. A trained falcon, or falcon-gentil.
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English - English - gentle

Pronunciation
n. aristocrat, person of noble birth (Archaic)
adj. kind; soft; moderate; easy-going; noble, aristocratic
v. make quiet, make gentle; stroke; ennoble, refine (Archaic)

English - Spanish - gentle

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s. (Ant.) noble
adj. gentil, afable, amable, apacible, cortesano, duz; suave, tierno
v. domar

English - French - gentle

Pronunciation
n. noble, gentil, délicat
adj. délicat, doux, gentil, léger, gent (noble)
v. dresser; calmer; affiner; caresser

English - German - gentle

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n. edler Ritter; Aristokrat, dem Adel angehörende Person
adj. sanft; weich; angenehm; leicht; zart
v. zähmen; beruhigen; verfeinern; streicheln

English - Indonesian - gentle

Pronunciation
v. menjinakkan
a. lemah lembut, latif, lirih, rendah, tipis, sepoi-sepoi, jinak, keturunan bangsawan, keturunan ningrat, berbudi bahasa baik, berbudi bahasa, berperasaan baik, baik hati, sopan, ramah tamah, ramah

English - Italian - gentle

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s. (Pesc) larva
agg. cortese, gentile, garbato; delicato, lieve, leggero, mite; dolce; moderato; docile; ben educato; (Arald) gentilizio; (lett) nobile
v. domare, addomesticare; ingentilire, affinare

English - Polish - gentle

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a. szlachetny, delikatny, łagodny, oględny, niegwałtowny, lekki, cichy, niegłośny

English - Portuguese - gentle

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s. gentil; nobre
adj. gentil; macio; brando; pacífico; benévolo; nobre
v. domesticar, domar; acalmar; moderar, suavizar; acariciar

English - Romanian - gentle

Pronunciation
n. vierme
v. îmblânzi, învăţa la mers
a. blând, dulce, blajin, delicat, gingaş, drăgălaş, gentil, moderat, aristocratic, nobil, binecrescut, lin, binevoitor, distins, elegant, manierat, cavaleresc, galant, tandru, uşor, mângâios, liniştit, încet, înţelegător

English - Russian - gentle

Pronunciation
с. наживка
прил. мягкий, добрый, кроткий, незлобивый; нежный, ласковый, тихий, спокойный; смирный; знатный, родовитый; великодушный, вежливый
г. делать мягче, облагораживать, объезжать

English - Turkish - gentle

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s. kibar, nazik, hoşgörülü, anlayışlı, uysal, yumuşak

English - Ukrainian - gentle

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v. пом'якшувати, облагороджувати, приручати
a. м'який, лагідний, приручений, родовитий, незлобивий, пестливий

English - Dutch - gentle

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zn. voornaam, van goede afkomst
bn. zacht; teer, licht; voorzichtig; matig; beleefd
ww. temmen; kalmeren; strelen

English - Greek - gentle

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επίθ. ευγενής, ήπιος, πράος, ελαφρός, απαλός

English - Arabic - gentle

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‏روض، ربت، سكن‏
‏دمث، رقيق، معتدل، وديع، كريم، سهل الإ نقياد، لطيف، ناعم‏

English - Chinese - gentle

Pronunciation
(名) 出身高贵的人; 蛆
(形) 温和的; 文雅的
(动) 使温和; 爱抚; 使驯服

English - Chinese - gentle

Pronunciation
(名) 出身高貴的人; 蛆
(形) 溫和的; 文雅的
(動) 使溫和; 愛撫; 使馴服

English - Hindi - gentle

Pronunciation
n. अभिजाततंत्र, उमरा, अमीर-उमरा, अभिजात-वर्ग
v. ऊंचा करना, भद्र बनाना, उदार बनाना, घोड़ा निकालना, घोड़ा निकाल देना
a. सज्जन, प्रतिष्ठित, कुलीन, विनीत, शिक्षित, दयालु, सुशील, सौम्य, धीमा, शांत, भद्र, मंद

English - Japanese - gentle

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(動) なでる; ならす; 優しく扱う; 優しくなる; 洗練する(古語)
(名) 貴族(古語)
(形) 温和な, 穏やかな; もの静かな; 礼儀正しい; おとなしい; 寛容な

English - Korean - gentle

Pronunciation
명. 가문이 좋은 사람, 구더기
형. 친절한; 부드러운; 온건한; 편안한; 귀족의
동. 길들이다, 마음을 풀어주다, 어루만지다

English - Vietnamese - gentle

Pronunciation
n. gió nhẹ
v. ít công phạt, không nghiêm khắc
a. danh giá, gia giáo, cao qúy, dịu dàng, tử tế, thân mật, hiền lành, gió hiu hiu
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Verb forms for gentle
Present participle: gentling
Present: gentle (3.person: gentles)
Past: gentled
Future: will gentle
Present conditional: would gentle
Present Perfect: have gentled (3.person: has gentled)
Past Perfect: had gentled
Future Perfect: will have gentled
Past conditional: would have gentled