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Definition of Allay


  1. 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.
  2. To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; as, to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity.
  3. To diminish in strength; to abate; to subside.
  4. Alleviation; abatement; check.
  5. Alloy.
  6. To mix (metals); to mix with a baser metal; to alloy; to deteriorate.

Allay Translations

allay in German is zerstreuen, verringern, beruhigen
allay in Latin is sedo