Definition: to lessen or calm
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): ease, pacify
Antonym(s): increase, agitate
1. Hopefully a chat with the police will allay my fears about the burglar returning.
2. During the broadcast, the president will try and allay the public’s fears about a nuclear war.
3. The salesman will offer you a generous warranty to allay your worries about buying the used car.