1. soft money political contributions made in such a way as to avoid the United States regulations for federal election campaigns (as by contributions to a political action committee)
  2. fiat money money that the government declares to be legal tender although it cannot be converted into standard specie
  3. seed money capital needed to set up a new business or enterprise
  4. soft on marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness
  5. salt mine a mine where salt is dug
  6. soften make soft or softer
  7. smart money money bet or invested by experienced gamblers or investors
  8. safety zone a curbed area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded
  9. spodumene a pyroxene mineral consisting of lithium aluminum silicate
  10. soundman a technician in charge of amplifying sound or producing sound effects (as for a TV or radio broadcast)
  11. sanctimony the quality of being hypocritically pious or devout
  12. liftman a man employed to operate an elevator
  13. raftman someone who travels by raft
  14. software written programs operating on a computer system
  15. testimony something that serves as evidence
  16. soft-finned of or relating to fish with soft fins
  17. old money the inherited wealth of established upper-class families
  18. softened being or made softer or less loud or clear
  19. softener a substance added to another to make it less hard
  20. softening the process of becoming softer