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Flatten synonyms
flăt'n
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(Informal) To be frank and open:
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  1. (Informal) To be frank and open:
  2. To bring persons or things to an equal level; equalize.
  3. So as to be level; so as to be flat, even, in line, etc.
(Intransitive, idiomatic) to get to a stable level, to cease oscillating
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  1. (Intransitive, idiomatic) to get to a stable level, to cease oscillating
To make more even
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  1. To make more even
  2. (Intransitive) to become more equal
  3. (Intransitive) to become more even
Still; yet
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  1. Still; yet
  2. To a greater degree or extent. Used as an intensive with comparative adjectives and adverbs:
  3. (Obs.) In an even manner
To become smooth
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  1. To become smooth
  2. To cause to appear less harsh or severe than is the case:
  3. To make (something) even, level, or unwrinkled:
To make something smooth.
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  1. To make something smooth.
  2. To remove irregularities or imperfections.
  3. (Intransitive) To become smooth.
(Idiomatic, intransitive) Become further apart.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) Become further apart.
  2. (Idiomatic) To place items further apart.
To cause to drop or sink; lower:
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  1. To cause to drop or sink; lower:
  2. To lessen the activity or force of; weaken:
  3. To lessen the activity or force of something; weaken.
To silence or fluster, as with crushing words:
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  1. To silence or fluster, as with crushing words:
  2. To become crushed, flattened, or pulpy, as by pressure or impact.
  3. To move with a splashing or sucking sound, as when walking through boggy ground.
To hit with a hard, heavy blow or impact
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  1. To hit with a hard, heavy blow or impact
  2. To cause to come into forceful contact with something:
  3. To break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow or collision:
To break, pound, or grind (stone or ore, for example) into small fragments or powder.
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  1. To break, pound, or grind (stone or ore, for example) into small fragments or powder.
  2. To proceed or move by crowding or pressing:
  3. To be or become crushed:
(Archaic) To scrape or graze; wound slightly
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  1. (Archaic) To scrape or graze; wound slightly
  2. To demolish; to level to the ground.
  3. To tear down completely; level to the ground; demolish
To proceed forcefully or insensitively:
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  1. To proceed forcefully or insensitively:
  2. To operate a bulldozer.
  3. To move, dig out, or demolish with a bulldozer:
To move or proceed with overwhelming or crushing force.
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  1. To move or proceed with overwhelming or crushing force.
  2. To level a road using a steamroller
  3. To move with overwhelming force, or use steamroller tactics
(Archaic) To lower in position or rank.
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  1. (Archaic) To lower in position or rank.
  2. To lower the value of (a currency) by reducing the amount of valuable metal in the coins.
  3. To lower in character, quality, or value; degrade.
To cause to lie flat:
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  1. To cause to lie flat:
  2. Growing flat along the ground. Creeping jenny, pennyroyal, and many species of ivy have a prostrate growth habit.
  3. To throw or put in a prostrate position; lay flat on the ground
To cause (someone) physical or mental fatigue.
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  1. To cause (someone) physical or mental fatigue.
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see wear,"Ž down.
(Slang) to severely beat someone up
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  1. (Slang) to severely beat someone up
  2. To haggle someone to sell at a lower price.
  3. (Of the sun or rain) to strike with great force.
To cause to fall; knock down
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  1. To cause to fall; knock down
  2. To cause to fall by striking; cut or knock down:
  3. (Sewing) To turn over (the rough edge of a seam) and sew down flat on the underside
To provide with a floor.
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  1. To provide with a floor.
  2. (Informal) To press (the accelerator of a motor vehicle) to the floor.
  3. To cover or furnish with a floor
To set on, or cause to touch, the ground
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  1. To set on, or cause to touch, the ground
  2. (--- Football) To throw (a ball) to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage.
  3. The set of shared points in an electrical circuit at which the measured voltage is taken to be zero. The ground is usually connected directly to the power supply and acts as a common “sink” for current flowing through the components in the circuit.
To scrape or rub off; wear away by scraping or rubbing
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  1. To scrape or rub off; wear away by scraping or rubbing
  2. To wear down, rub away, or scrape by friction:
  3. To become worn or scraped by abrasion:
(Software) To deploy.
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  1. (Software) To deploy.
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see roll,"Ž out.
To clarify a situation or concept to (an audience).
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  1. To clarify a situation or concept to (an audience).
  2. To cause to become straight.
  3. (Intransitive) To stand up, especially from a sitting position.
To give a grade to (a student, for example).
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  1. To give a grade to (a student, for example).
  2. To determine the quality of (academic work, for example); evaluate:
  3. A grouping of organisms done purely on the basis of shared features and without regard to evolutionary relationships. Grades may include organisms that do not share a common ancestor, or may exclude some organisms having the same common ancestor as the other organisms in the grade. For this reason, many taxonomists do not accept grades as formal classifications. The class Reptilia (reptiles) is a grade since it includes dinosaurs but not birds, even though birds are descended from dinosaurs.
To remove with or as with a plane
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  1. To remove with or as with a plane
  2. (Nautical) To move in a way that lifts the bow of a boat out of the water.
  3. To work with a plane
To make or become smaller or less important
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  1. To make or become smaller or less important
  2. (Economics) To reduce the amount of available currency or credit and thus lower prices.
  3. To cause an object to decrease or become smaller in some parameter, e.g. to shrink
Still; yet
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  1. Still; yet
  2. To a greater degree or extent. Used as an intensive with comparative adjectives and adverbs:
  3. (Obs.) In an even manner
Directly; completely:
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  1. Directly; completely:
  2. (Music) Below the true or proper pitch
  3. (Business) Without interest charge.
To make even in tone, color, pitch, etc.
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  1. To make even in tone, color, pitch, etc.
  2. To bring persons or things to an equal level; equalize.
  3. So as to be level; so as to be flat, even, in line, etc.
To remove with or as with a plane
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  1. To remove with or as with a plane
  2. (Nautical) To move in a way that lifts the bow of a boat out of the water.
  3. To work with a plane
To become smooth
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  1. To become smooth
  2. To cause to appear less harsh or severe than is the case:
  3. To make (something) even, level, or unwrinkled:
To clarify a situation or concept to (an audience).
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  1. To clarify a situation or concept to (an audience).
  2. To cause to become straight.
  3. (Intransitive) To stand up, especially from a sitting position.
(Idiomatic, dated) To slay, often in great numbers.
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  1. (Idiomatic, dated) To slay, often in great numbers.
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see cut,"Ž down.
  3. (Idiomatic) To reduce the amount of something.
To a lower volume of sound
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  1. To a lower volume of sound
  2. In, on, or to a lower position or level; specif., to a sitting or reclining position
  3. Toward, to, or on the ground, floor, or bottom:
To fall from a higher to a lower place or position:
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  1. To fall from a higher to a lower place or position:
  2. To lower the level of (the voice).
  3. To let fall by releasing hold of:
To cause to fall; knock down
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  1. To cause to fall; knock down
  2. (Sewing) To turn over (the rough edge of a seam) and sew down flat on the underside
  3. To cause to fall by striking; cut or knock down:
To provide with a floor.
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  1. To provide with a floor.
  2. (Informal) To press down to the floor
  3. To cover or furnish with a floor
The set of shared points in an electrical circuit at which the measured voltage is taken to be zero. The ground is usually connected directly to the power supply and acts as a common “sink” for current flowing through the components in the circuit.
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  1. The set of shared points in an electrical circuit at which the measured voltage is taken to be zero. The ground is usually connected directly to the power supply and acts as a common “sink” for current flowing through the components in the circuit.
  2. To touch or reach the ground.
  3. (Football) To throw or knock (an opposing player) to the ground
To bring persons or things to an equal level; equalize.
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  1. To bring persons or things to an equal level; equalize.
  2. (Surveying) To determine the differences in altitude in (a plot of ground)
  3. (Informal) To be frank and open:
Growing flat along the ground. Creeping jenny, pennyroyal, and many species of ivy have a prostrate growth habit.
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  1. Growing flat along the ground. Creeping jenny, pennyroyal, and many species of ivy have a prostrate growth habit.
  2. To lay low; overcome; exhaust or subjugate
  3. To throw or put in a prostrate position; lay flat on the ground
To put suddenly or forcefully into a given condition, position, or activity:
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  1. To put suddenly or forcefully into a given condition, position, or activity:
  2. To cause to fall on or over something; cast:
  3. To force (an opponent) to the ground or floor, as in wrestling or the martial arts.
To cover with ornaments; adorn; trim
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  1. To cover with ornaments; adorn; trim
  2. To clothe with finery; adorn. Often used with out:
  3. (Slang) To knock down; floor
Find another word for flatten. In this page you can discover 56 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for flatten, like: level, level-off, level out, even-out, even, smooth, smooth-out, spread-out, depress, squash and smash.