Lessen synonyms

lĕs'ən
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(Intransitive) Of a quantity, to become smaller.
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To lessen; to bring low.
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To cause to decrease or diminish.
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To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
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(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
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To make less
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Tending to denigrate.
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Tending to derogate; detractive.
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(Law) When referring to a clause in a testament: a sentence of secret character inserted by the testator alone, of which he reserves the knowledge to himself, with a condition that no will he may make thereafter shall be valid, unless this clause is inserted word for word; – a precaution to guard against later wills extorted by violence, or obtained by suggestion.
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Not as great in amount or quantity:
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Alleviating the symptoms of a disease or disorder, especially one that is terminal, when a cure is not available.
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Below minimum requirements or standards
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(Computing theory) denormal
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Of inferior quality; not meeting the minimum quality requirements.
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Capable of or involving subtraction
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A gradual diminishing in the strength of something.
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A decrescendo passage.
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An act of demoting; a lowering of rank or status
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(Music) A dynamic mark directing that a passage is to be played gradually more softly
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A diminishing or being diminished; lessening; decrease
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The act of extenuating or the condition of being extenuated; partial justification.
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A growing lesser; reduction or decrease.
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Mitigation is the process of making something less severe or less intense.
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The act of mollifying.
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The alleviation of a disease's symptoms without a cure; temporary relief.
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(Chemistry) A decrease in positive valence or an increase in negative valence by the gaining of electrons.
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To reduce for some period of time:
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To reduce (a word or phrase) to a shorter form intended to represent the full form.
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To reduce the length of (a written text); condense:
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To commit adultery.
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To reduce the intensity of; lessen or relieve:
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To make (pain, for example) less intense or more bearable:
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The definition of assuage is to fulfill the needs of.
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(Electronics) To reduce the amplitude of an electrical signal with little or no distortion.
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To abate, lessen, lower, etc.
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To represent or speak of as unimportant or contemptible:
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To make smaller; to press or squeeze together, or to make something occupy a smaller space or volume.
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To cause (a gas or vapor) to change to a liquid.
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To restrict the scope or freedom of; cramp:
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To enter into by contract; establish or settle by formal agreement:
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To cut short or reduce:
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Used other than as an idiom: see cut,"Ž down.
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(Intransitive) To reduce in quality or purity.
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To lower the rank or status of something.
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To deplete is defined as to diminish or use up the supply of something.
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Depreciate is defined as to decline in value over a period of time, or to reduce the value of assets in accounting records.
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To make thinner by adding solvent to a solution; especially by adding water.
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To dishonor by a comparison with what is inferior; to lower in rank or estimation by actions or words; to speak slightingly of; to depreciate; to undervalue.
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To reduce in size, extent, etc.
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To reduce the difficulty of (something).
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To cause to flow back.
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(Archaic) To underrate; underestimate
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To cause to weaken, be damaged, or diminish, as in quality:
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To make less heavy; reduce the load of
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To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
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(Computing) To remove white space and unnecessary characters from a web page in order to reduce its size and improve download time.
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To reduce to a minimum; decrease to the least possible amount, degree, etc.
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To make alterations to (land) to make it less polluted or more hospitable to wildlife.
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To ease a burden; make less painful; to comfort
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To decrease or limit in width
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To make (an offense or crime) seem less serious; extenuate.
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To pare is defined as to peel, reduce or remove by trimming off the outside.
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To fall or drop straight downward
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To withdraw (from)
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To cause a lessening or alleviation of:
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To cut off or out; omit or delete
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(Intransitive) To become smaller; to contract.
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To decline suddenly, as in value, activity, etc.
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To make less harsh
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To move or sink to a lower or normal level:
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(Idiomatic) To diminish or lessen gradually; to become smaller, slower, quieter, etc.
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(Archaic) To combine in due proportions; to constitute; to compose.
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To truncate is to cut off a part of or to cut short.
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To decrease gradually in size, number, strength, or intensity:
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(Intransitive) To become weaker.
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To reduce, destroy, or get rid of gradually, as if by whittling away with a knife
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To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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To collect.
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To cause to increase in extent.
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To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand
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To flow off gradually
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(Intransitive, of something intense) to lessen
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To diminish slowly and come to an end. Often used with out :
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To deduct or return an amount from a bill or payment
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(Intransitive) To gradually subside or diminish; to tail off.
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(Intransitive) To diminish gradually.
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(Law) To help; aid
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Fall is defined as to drop or come down, often unexpectedly.
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(Law) The reduction of the proceeds of a will, when the debts have not yet been satisfied; the reduction of taxes due.[First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
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