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  Words related to bring down

Related / Similar Words: reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, inflict, visit, impose, lower, take down, let down, get down, land, put down, overthrow, subvert, overturn

 

Definition:
  • cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits";
  • impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students";
  • cause to be enthusiastic; "Her playing brought down the house";
  • move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf";
  • cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely";
  • cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class";

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    Hyponyms: shorten, quench, retrench, slash, thin out, thin, take away, detract, deflate, inflate, shave, knock off, order, prescribe, dictate, intrude, obtrude, clamp, give, foist, reef, depress, dip, incline, revolutionize

     

    Grouped Verbs: cut

     

    Derivational Morphology: trim, trimming, clipping, cutback, decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down, imposition, infliction, trial, tribulation, visitation, lower berth, lower, lowering, letting down, land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma, landing, subversion, subversive activity, revolutionist, revolutionary, subversive, subverter, overthrow

     

     
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