Softener may refer to:

  • Fabric softener, a conditioner that is typically applied to laundry during the rinse cycle in a washing machine.
  • Stool softener, anionic surfactants that enable additional water and fats to be incorporated in the stool, making it easier for them to move through the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Water softener, removes calcium, magnesium, and certain other metal cations in hard water.
  • Softener ball, a special plastic ball used to dispense liquid fabric softener in clothes washing machines that lack built-in softener dispensers.

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