cushion

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
cushion

Plural
cushions

A cushion
  1. (countable) A cushion is a pillow; a soft item that people can sit on or put their head on when they lie down.
    Here's a bed with sheets, a cushion and a blanket.
    Here's a soft chair with two cushions to make it even softer.

Verb[change]

Plain form
cushion

Third-person singular
cushions

Past tense
cushioned

Past participle
cushioned

Present participle
cushioning

  1. To stop one item from making hard contact with another item.
    Mats were laid down to cushion the gymnast's fall.