(Chemistry) To decrease the valence of an atom by adding electrons.
To shorten or reduce:
(Intransitive) To become longer.
To make short or shorter; reduce in length, amount, or extent
The definition of lessen is to diminish or to cause something to be diminished or reduced.
To remove by or as by cutting off
To confine; to limit; to restrict.
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
To reduce the length of (a written text); condense:
To mow, reap, or harvest:
To make (a quantity) smaller.
To cut away or hammer down, in such a way as to leave a figure in relief, as a sculpture, or in metalwork.
To reduce (a word or phrase) to a shorter form intended to represent the full form.
To cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an ax:
Crop is defined as to cut, trim, bite or clip.
To clip short or cut off an animal's tail or other part.
Restrict is defined as to keep someone or something within certain limits.
To cut a slit or slits in, especially so as to reveal an underlying color:
To provide with a curb
Make shorter by cutting
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