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diminish

see definition of diminish
  • verbbecome or cause to be less
  • verbbelittle
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Synonyms for diminish

verb become or cause to be less
  • abate
  • curtail
  • decline
  • decrease
  • dwindle
  • ebb
  • lessen
  • lower
  • recede
  • reduce
  • shrink
  • slacken
  • subside
  • temper
  • wane
  • weaken
  • abbreviate
  • attenuate
  • close
  • contract
  • cut
  • depreciate
  • drain
  • extenuate
  • minify
  • moderate
  • retrench
  • shrivel
  • taper
  • become smaller
  • die out
  • fade away
  • peter out

Antonyms for diminish

  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • prolong
  • raise
  • rise
  • strengthen
  • amplify
  • lengthen
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • praise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to diminish

abase

verb. deprive of self-esteem, confidence
  • belittle
  • debase
  • degrade
  • demean
  • diminish
  • disgrace
  • dishonor
  • humble
  • humiliate
  • lower
  • mortify
  • reduce
  • shame

abate

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abated

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abating

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abridge

verb. shorten

abridged

verb. shorten
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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