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  Words related to diminish

Related / Similar Words: decrease, lessen, fall, belittle

 

Definition:
  • decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fall to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper";
  • lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don''t belittle your colleagues";

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    Hyponyms: break, shrink, shrivel, taper, drop off, vanish, fly, vaporize, ease up, ease off, slacken off, flag, weaken, boil down, reduce, decoct, concentrate, contract, shrivel up, wither, abate, let up, slack off, slack, die away, deflate, dwindle, dwindle away, dwindle down, remit, de-escalate, depreciate, undervalue, devaluate, devalue, shorten, thin out, decline, go down, wane, decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retard, decrescendo

     

    Derivational Morphology: drop, dip, fall, free fall, decline, diminution, decrease, reduction, step-down, decrement, lessening, drop-off

     

     
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