• Definition for "dim"
    • Lacking in brightness: a dim space.
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    • Slang for large, or consuming cannabis.
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dim definition

  • adjective:
    • Lacking in brightness: a dim space.
    • Emitting only handful of light; light: a dim lightbulb.
    • poor luster; lifeless and subdued.
    • Faintly outlined; indistinct: a dim figure into the distance.
    • Obscure into brain and/or sensory faculties: a dim recollection of the accident.
    • Lacking sharpness or quality of comprehension or perception. See Synonyms at dark.
    • Lacking keenness or vigor.
    • bad, bad, or disapproving: took a dim view of the prospects.
    • Slang Dull; dimwitted.
    • perhaps not bright or colorful.
    • Not smart or intelligent.
    • Indistinct, hazy or confusing.
    • Disapproving, unfavorable: rarely made use of outside of the expression simply take a dim view of.
    • perhaps not bright or distinct; desiring luminousness or clearness; obscure in luster or noise; dusky; darkish; obscure; indistinct; overcast; tarnished.
    • Of obscure vision; maybe not seeing demonstrably; thus, lifeless of apprehension; of weak perception; obtuse.
    • made dim or less bright
    • without light; perhaps not brilliant or harsh
    • lacking quality or distinctness
    • sluggish to understand or comprehend; lacking intellectual acuity
    • providing little or no hope
    • with a lack of brightness: a dim room.
    • Emitting only handful of light; faint: a dim lightbulb.
    • Lacking luster; dull and subdued.
    • Faintly outlined; indistinct: a dim figure into the distance.
    • Obscure into mind and/or senses: a dim recollection for the accident.
    • poor sharpness or clarity of comprehension or perception. See Synonyms at dark.
    • poor keenness or vitality.
    • Negative, undesirable, or disapproving: took a dim view of their prospects.
    • Slang Dull; dimwitted.
    • Not bright or colorful.
    • maybe not smart or intelligent.
    • Indistinct, hazy or confusing.
    • Disapproving, bad: seldom utilized away from phrase take a dim view of.
    • maybe not brilliant or distinct; desiring luminousness or clearness; obscure in luster or noise; dusky; darkish; obscure; indistinct; overcast; tarnished.
    • Of obscure eyesight; maybe not witnessing demonstrably; ergo, lifeless of apprehension; of weak perception; obtuse.
    • made dim or less brilliant
    • without light; maybe not bright or harsh
    • lacking quality or distinctness
    • slow to learn or comprehend; lacking intellectual acuity
    • providing little if any hope
  • verb-transitive:
    • To make or come to be dim.
    • To render dim, obscure, or dark; to create less brilliant or distinct; to take away the luster of; to darken; to dull; to obscure; to eclipse.
    • To rob of distinct vision; to hinder from witnessing plainly, either by dazzling or clouding the eyes; to darken the senses or knowledge of.
    • which will make or become dim.
    • To render dim, obscure, or dark; to produce less brilliant or distinct; to get rid of the luster of; to darken; to dull; to obscure; to eclipse.
    • To deprive of distinct eyesight; to impede from witnessing demonstrably, either by dazzling or clouding the eyes; to darken the senses or comprehension of.
  • noun:
    • A parking light on a motor vehicle.
    • A low ray.
    • Archaic Dusk.
    • The dark; darkness; night.
    • An abbreviation of diminutive
    • of the Latin dimidius, one half.
    • A parking light on an auto.
    • A low ray.
    • Archaic Dusk.
    • The dark; darkness; night.
    • An abbreviation of diminutive
    • of the Latin dimidius, one half.
  • verb:
    • to help make some thing less bright.
    • In order to become darker.
    • become dim or lusterless
    • make dim or lusterless
    • become obscure or indistinct
    • make dim in contrast or conceal
    • switch (an automobile's headlights) from an increased to a lower life expectancy beam
    • In order to make some thing less bright.
    • In order to become darker.
    • become dim or lusterless
    • make dim or lusterless
    • come to be unclear or indistinct
    • make dim by comparison or hide
    • switch (an automobile's headlights) from an increased to a reduced ray
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to cultivate dim.
    • to develop dim.
  • others:
    • Faintly luminous; significantly obscure from lack of light or luminosity; dark; obscure; shadowy.
    • Not clearly seen; indistinct; obscured by some intervening method imperfectly clear, as mist or haze; misty; hazy; thus, figuratively, perhaps not plainly apprehended; faint; obscure: as, a dim possibility; a dim recollection.
    • Dull in luster; lusterless; tarnished.
    • maybe not seeing plainly; getting the vision obscured and indistinct, given that eye.
    • perhaps not clearly apprehending; dull of apprehension.
    • =Syn.2. Indistinct, ill-defined, long, shadowy, confused, mystical, imperfect.
    • to create dim, light, or obscure; render less brilliant, clear, or distinct; becloud; obscure; tarnish; sully: because, to dim the eye; to dim the eyesight; to dim the prospect; to dim gold.
    • In order to become dim, light, or obscure; fade.
    • An abbreviation of diminuendo.
    • Faintly luminous; significantly obscure from not enough light or luminosity; dark; obscure; shadowy.
    • Not clearly seen; indistinct; obscured by some intervening medium imperfectly transparent, as mist or haze; misty; hazy; hence, figuratively, not clearly apprehended; faint; unclear: because, a dim possibility; a dim recollection.
    • Dull in luster; lusterless; tarnished.
    • maybe not witnessing obviously; getting the eyesight obscured and indistinct, due to the fact attention.
    • maybe not clearly apprehending; dull of apprehension.
    • =Syn.2. Indistinct, ill-defined, long, shadowy, perplexed, mysterious, imperfect.
    • which will make dim, light, or obscure; render less bright, clear, or distinct; becloud; obscure; tarnish; sully: since, to dim a person's eye; to dim the eyesight; to dim the prospect; to dim gold.
    • to be dim, light, or obscure; fade.
    • An abbreviation of diminuendo.
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