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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

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verb. deprive of self-esteem, confidence
  • belittle
  • debase
  • degrade
  • demean
  • diminish
  • disgrace
  • dishonor
  • humble
  • humiliate
  • lower
  • mortify
  • reduce
  • shame
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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