Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun smile

1 sense of smile

Sense 1
smile, smiling, grin, grinning -- (a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement)
       => facial expression, facial gesture -- (a gesture executed with the facial muscles)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb smile

2 senses of smile

Sense 1
smile -- (change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure)
       => grimace, make a face, pull a face -- (contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state; "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do")

Sense 2
smile -- (express with a smile; "She smiled her thanks")
       => express, show, evince -- (give expression to; "She showed her disappointment")

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