Definition of Smile

1. Noun. A facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement.

Exact synonyms: Grin, Grinning, Smiling
Generic synonyms: Facial Expression, Facial Gesture
Specialized synonyms: Simper, Smirk
Derivative terms: Grin, Grin, Smiling

2. Verb. Change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure.
Specialized synonyms: Dimple, Grin, Beam, Simper, Smirk, Sneer
Generic synonyms: Grimace, Make A Face, Pull A Face
Derivative terms: Smiler, Smiler, Smiling

3. Verb. Express with a smile. "She smiled her thanks"
Generic synonyms: Evince, Express, Show
Derivative terms: Smiler

Definition of Smile

1. v. i. To express amusement, pleasure, moderate joy, or love and kindness, by the features of the face; to laugh silently.

2. v. t. To express by a smile; as, to smile consent; to smile a welcome to visitors.

3. n. The act of smiling; a peculiar change or brightening of the face, which expresses pleasure, moderate joy, mirth, approbation, or kindness; -- opposed to frown.

Definition of Smile

1. Noun. A facial expression comprised by flexing the muscles of both ends of one's mouth while showing the front teeth, without vocalisation, and in humans is a common involuntary or voluntary expression of happiness, pleasure, amusement or anxiety. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) or (intransitive) To have a smile on one's face ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smile

1. to upturn the corners of the mouth in pleasure [v SMILED, SMILING, SMILES]

Medical Definition of Smile

1. 1. The act of smiling; a peculiar change or brightening of the face, which expresses pleasure, moderate joy, mirth, approbation, or kindness; opposed to frown. "Sweet intercourse Of looks and smiles: for smiles from reason flow." (Milton) 2. A somewhat similar expression of countenance, indicative of satisfaction combined with malevolent feelings, as contempt, scorn, etc; as, a scornful smile. 3. Favor; countenance; propitiousness; as, the smiles of Providence. "The smile of heaven." 4. Gay or joyous appearance; as, the smiles of spring. "The brightness of their [the flowers'] smile was gone." (Bryant) Origin: CF. Dan. Smiil, Sw. Smil. See Smile. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smile

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