cushion

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1 cushion /ˈkʊʃən/ noun
plural cushions
1 cushion
/ˈkʊʃən/
noun
plural cushions
Learner's definition of CUSHION
[count]
: a soft object or part that is used to make something (such as a seat) more comfortable or to protect a surface from damage : a soft pillow, pad, etc.
see picture at living room
: any one of the rubber parts that the ball bounces off along the inner edges of a billiard table
: something (such as an extra amount of money) that you can use to reduce the bad effect of something (such as an unexpected problem or expense)
often + against
: a lead in a game or competition that is large enough to allow the leader to feel confident about winning usually singular
2 cushion /ˈkʊʃən/ verb
cushions; cushioned; cushioning
2 cushion
/ˈkʊʃən/
verb
cushions; cushioned; cushioning
Learner's definition of CUSHION
[+ object]
: to make (something, such as a fall or collision) less severe or painful : to soften or reduce the bad effect of (something)
often + against or from
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