Part of speech:
The definition of lessen is to diminish or to cause something to be diminished or reduced.
So as to be thin:
To salivate in anticipation of food:
To hold in; limit; restrict
(Stock market) To cause the value of individual shares to decrease by increasing the total number of shares.
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
To increase the number of electrons of (an atom, element, or ion)
To cause to shrink:
To lessen the strength of by or as if by admixture
Undermine is defined as to dig beneath, weaken or injure.
To increase the size, volume, quantity, or scope of; enlarge:
To make intense or more intense; increase; strengthen
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To sap the strength or energy of; enervate.
To diminish or destroy the strength or vitality of.
To deprive of strength; make feeble.
To approach an enemy's position by saps
To untie, disassemble, or loosen:
To cause to lose courage or firmness of purpose:
To become thin or less dense.
In a strong manner; greatly, severely, vigorously, etc.
(Economics) To make money harder to borrow or obtain.
reduced in strength
Reduced, made less strong.
To preshrink (cloth) permanently by a patented process before making garments
To separate from an object or group
To shrink by a special process during manufacture so as to minimize further shrinkage in laundering or dry cleaning
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