Definition of allay verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

allay

 verb
verb
NAmE//əˈleɪ//
 
allay something(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they allay
 
he / she / it allays
 
past simple allayed
 
-ing form allaying
 
 
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to make something, especially a feeling, less strong to allay fears/concern/suspicion
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: allay