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To lower the price of:
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  1. To lower the price of:
  2. (Photog.) To weaken or lower the density of (a negative or print) by removing metallic silver
  3. To lower in rank or grade; demote.
To let, bring, or move down to a lower level.
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  1. To let, bring, or move down to a lower level.
  2. To become lower; sink, fall, become reduced, etc.
  3. To weaken; undermine:
To become light; grow brighter
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  1. To become light; grow brighter
  2. To become less oppressive, troublesome, or severe.
  3. To alleviate; to reduce the burden of.
To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
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  1. To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
  2. (Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
  3. To become less; decrease:
To draw to a gradual close:
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  1. To draw to a gradual close:
  2. To cause to slope or bend downward.
  3. To degrade or lower oneself; stoop:
(Intransitive) To disappear gradually.
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  1. (Intransitive) To disappear gradually.
  2. (Archit.) To cause to taper
  3. (Intransitive) To become smaller.
To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
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  1. To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
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  1. (Music) To reduce a perfect or minor interval by a semitone.
  2. (Archit.) To cause to taper
  3. (Intransitive) To become smaller.
To become empty by the drawing off of liquid:
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  1. To become empty by the drawing off of liquid:
  2. To cause (a resource or supply of something) to be used up gradually and often completely.
  3. To receive the waters of
(Intransitive, figuratively) To fall away in quality; degenerate, sink.
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  1. (Intransitive, figuratively) To fall away in quality; degenerate, sink.
  2. To cause to dwindle:
  3. (Intransitive) To decrease, shrink, diminish, reduce in size.
To fall back from the flood stage.
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  1. To fall back from the flood stage.
  2. To weaken or lessen; decline
To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
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  1. To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
  2. To become less; decrease:
  3. (Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
(Intransitive, of something intense) to lessen
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  1. (Intransitive, of something intense) to lessen
The chief of the 12 Apostles. He is traditionally regarded as the first bishop of Rome and author of two epistles in the New Testament.
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  1. The chief of the 12 Apostles. He is traditionally regarded as the first bishop of Rome and author of two epistles in the New Testament.
  2. To diminish slowly and come to an end. Often used with out :
  3. (Informal) To become gradually smaller, weaker, etc. and then cease or disappear
To beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness; to blunt; to turn back the point of, as a lance used for exercise.
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  1. To beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness; to blunt; to turn back the point of, as a lance used for exercise.
  2. To lessen; diminish.
  3. (Rare) To reduce; lessen
(Cooking) To boil (a liquid) in order to decrease the volume and concentrate the flavors
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  1. (Cooking) To boil (a liquid) in order to decrease the volume and concentrate the flavors
  2. To bring to a specified undesirable state, as of weakness or helplessness:
  3. To bring into a certain order; systematize
(Intransitive) To gradually subside or diminish; to tail off.
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  1. (Intransitive) To gradually subside or diminish; to tail off.
To become gradually narrower or thinner toward one end.
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  1. To become gradually narrower or thinner toward one end.
  2. To diminish or lessen gradually. Often used with off :
  3. To lessen; diminish
To lessen the force or intensity of; moderate:
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  1. To lessen the force or intensity of; moderate:
  2. (Nonstandard) simple past tense of beat; = beat.
  3. (Sometimes figuratively) To cut off, remove, take away.
In or to a place thought of as lower or below; often, specif., southward
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  1. In or to a place thought of as lower or below; often, specif., southward
  2. To a lower volume of sound
  3. Into a low or prostrate physical condition
So as to be completely removed, finished, or eliminated:
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  1. So as to be completely removed, finished, or eliminated:
  2. Away from one's work or usual activity
  3. So as to be no longer in operation, function, continuance, etc.
To move or maneuver slowly and carefully:
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  1. To move or maneuver slowly and carefully:
  2. To lessen, as in discomfort, pressure, or stress:
  3. To move or proceed with little effort:
To weaken or lessen; decline
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  1. To weaken or lessen; decline
  2. To fall back from the flood stage.
(--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
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  1. (--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
  2. To pass into a particular state, condition, or situation:
  3. To come forth as if by falling; issue:
(Intransitive) To diminish in size, value etc.
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  1. (Intransitive) To diminish in size, value etc.
  2. (Nautical) To change the direction of the sail so as to point in a direction that is more down wind; to bring the bow leeward.
  3. (Intransitive) To become detached or to drop from.
To slip or fall; esp., to slip into a specified state
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  1. To slip or fall; esp., to slip into a specified state
  2. To fall from a previous level or standard, as of accomplishment, quality, or conduct:
  3. To slip or deviate from a higher standard or fall into (former) erroneous ways; backslide
(Intransitive, of something intense) to lessen
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  1. (Intransitive, of something intense) to lessen
To serve as a moderator
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  1. To serve as a moderator
  2. To cause to be less extreme, intense, or violent.
  3. To become moderate
To allow to slacken:
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  1. To allow to slacken:
  2. To send (money) in payment
  3. To become more moderate in force or intensity
To reduce the intensity or severity of; retard; abate; moderate
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  1. To reduce the intensity or severity of; retard; abate; moderate
  2. To become less tense; loosen, as rope
  3. (Intransitive) To gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack.
To be unproductive; to not perform one's duties.
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  1. To be unproductive; to not perform one's duties.
To tend downward; to become lower; to descend; to sink.
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  1. To tend downward; to become lower; to descend; to sink.
  2. To sit down slowly; settle down:
  3. To sink or fall to the bottom; settle, as sediment
To decline in power, importance, prosperity, influence, etc.
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  1. To decline in power, importance, prosperity, influence, etc.
  2. To decrease gradually in size, number, strength, or intensity:
  3. To become less intense, bright, strong, etc.; grow dim or faint, as a light
To derive by deduction; deduce.
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  1. To derive by deduction; deduce.
  2. To take away a desirable part:
  3. To take away or subtract (a quantity)
To disregard or doubt (something) as being exaggerated or untrustworthy:
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  1. To disregard or doubt (something) as being exaggerated or untrustworthy:
  2. To pay or receive the present value of (a bill of exchange, promissory note, etc.), minus a deduction to cover interest for the purchaser
  3. To take (a story, statement, opinion, etc.) at less than face value, allowing for exaggeration, bias, etc.
To give back (part of an amount paid)
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  1. To give back (part of an amount paid)
  2. To beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness; to blunt; to turn back the point of, as a lance used for exercise.
  3. To give a rebate to
To take away or deduct (one number or quantity from another)
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  1. To take away or deduct (one number or quantity from another)
  2. To take away (a part from a whole)
  3. To take away; deduct.
To start growing; root or germinate:
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  1. To start growing; root or germinate:
  2. To carry in one's possession:
  3. To convey by transportation:
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