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diminish definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to create smaller or less or even to trigger to look so.
    • To detract from the expert, reputation, or prestige of.
    • resulting in to taper.
    • Music to cut back (an ideal or minor interval) by a semitone.
    • In order to make smaller in just about any fashion; to cut back in volume or quantity; to minimize; -- in opposition to augment or increase.
    • to minimize the authority or dignity of; to put down; to break down; to abase; to weaken.
    • to help make smaller by a half step; which will make (a period) not as much as small.
    • To remove; to subtract.
    • to create smaller or less or even cause to appear so.
    • To detract from the expert, reputation, or status of.
    • resulting in to taper.
    • Music to lessen (an ideal or minor period) by a semitone.
    • to produce smaller in almost any manner; to reduce in volume or amount; to lessen; -- in opposition to enhance or boost.
    • to minimize the authority or dignity of; to put down; to degrade; to abase; to weaken.
    • In order to make smaller by a half action; to create (an interval) not as much as small.
    • To remove; to subtract.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to be smaller or less. See Synonyms at reduce.
    • To taper.
    • To become or appear less or smaller; to reduce.
    • In order to become smaller or less. See Synonyms at reduce.
    • To taper.
    • To become or appear less or smaller; to lessen.
  • verb:
    • to help make smaller.
    • to be smaller.
    • To taper.
    • To fade away slowly.
    • to cut back a fantastic or minor interval by a semitone.
    • decrease in size, extent, or range
    • lessen the expert, dignity, or standing of
    • which will make smaller.
    • In order to become smaller.
    • To taper.
    • To vanish slowly.
    • to lessen an ideal or minor period by a semitone.
    • reduce in size, degree, or range
    • lessen the expert, dignity, or trustworthiness of
  • others:
    • to minimize; make or apparently make less or smaller in the slightest; lower: opposed to increase and increase: since, to decrease a number by subtraction; to decrease the revenue by reducing the traditions.
    • to lessen in power, relevance, or estimation; degrade; belittle; detract from.
    • To eliminate; subtract: with from, and put on the object removed.
    • In music, to minimize by a semitone, as an interval.
    • to minimize; be or appear less or smaller; dwindle: as, the outlook of success is decreasing by wait.
    • Synonyms Dwindle, Contract, etc. (identify reduce); to shrink, subside, abate, ebb, fall off.
    • To taper, as a column.
    • to minimize; make or seem to make less or smaller by any means; decrease: against boost and augment: since, to decrease a number by subtraction; to diminish the income by decreasing the traditions.
    • to lessen in energy, value, or estimation; degrade; belittle; detract from.
    • To take away; subtract: with from, and placed on the item eliminated.
    • In music, to minimize by a semitone, as an interval.
    • to reduce; become or appear less or smaller; dwindle: as, the prospect of success is diminishing by wait.
    • Synonyms Dwindle, Contract, an such like. (identify reduce); to shrink, subside, abate, ebb, fall-off.
    • To taper, as a column.
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