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To lessen the authority or dignity of; to put down; to degrade; to abase; to weaken.
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  1. To lessen the authority or dignity of; to put down; to degrade; to abase; to weaken.
  2. To detract from the authority, reputation, or prestige of:
  3. (Intransitive) To become smaller.
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:
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. (Informal) To become gradually smaller, weaker, etc. and then cease or disappear
  3. To diminish slowly and come to an end. Often used with out :
To cut short or reduce:
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  1. To cut short or reduce:
  2. To cut short; reduce; abridge
To hit or knock against something:
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  1. To hit or knock against something:
  2. To move with jerks or jolts
  3. To shake up and down; jolt:
To make or become slim or slimmer
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  1. To make or become slim or slimmer
  2. To lose or cause to lose weight, as by dieting or exercise.
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.
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
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
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  1. (Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
  2. (Intransitive) To become smaller.
  3. (Archit.) To cause to taper
(Idiomatic, dated) To slay, often in great numbers.
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  1. (Idiomatic, dated) To slay, often in great numbers.
  2. To bring down by cutting.
  3. Used other than as an idiom: see cut,"Ž down.
To get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
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  1. To get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
  2. To eliminate or minimize (a difficulty, for example):
  3. To overcome by physical, mental, or moral force; get the better of; defeat
To get the better of in competition, struggle, etc.; conquer
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  1. To get the better of in competition, struggle, etc.; conquer
  2. To deal with successfully; prevail over; surmount:
  3. To overpower, as with emotion; affect deeply:
To bring into subjection; conquer; vanquish
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  1. To bring into subjection; conquer; vanquish
  2. To bring under control by physical force, persuasion, or other means; overcome:
  3. To overcome, quieten, or bring under control.
To bring into dishonor or contempt
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  1. To bring into dishonor or contempt
  2. To lower in dignity; dishonor or disgrace:
  3. To cause an organic compound to undergo degradation.
To reduce to a lower grade; lower in rank
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  1. To reduce to a lower grade; lower in rank
  2. To reduce in grade, rank, or status:
  3. To lower the rank or status of something.
To humble or humiliate
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  1. To humble or humiliate
  2. To lower in rank, prestige, or esteem.
To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen:
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  1. To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen:
  2. To become less in amount, degree, force, etc.; diminish
  3. To become reduced for a period of time.
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.
To cause (a resource or supply of something) to be used up gradually and often completely.
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  1. To cause (a resource or supply of something) to be used up gradually and often completely.
  2. To become empty by the drawing off of liquid:
  3. To receive the waters of
(Intransitive) To decrease, shrink, diminish, reduce in size.
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  1. (Intransitive) To decrease, shrink, diminish, reduce in size.
  2. (Intransitive, figuratively) To fall away in quality; degenerate, sink.
  3. To cause to dwindle:
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
(Intransitive, of something intense) to lessen
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  1. (Intransitive, of something intense) to lessen
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 give back (part of an amount paid)
  3. To lessen; diminish.
(Intransitive) To gradually subside or diminish; to tail off.
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  1. (Intransitive) To gradually subside or diminish; to tail off.
To decrease gradually in width or thickness
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  1. To decrease gradually in width or thickness
  2. To lessen; diminish
  3. To diminish or lessen gradually. Often used with off :
To make shorter:
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  1. To make shorter:
  2. To shorten (a word or phrase) by leaving out letters or, sometimes, by substituting letters, numerals, symbols, etc.
  3. To reduce (a word or phrase) to a shorter form intended to represent the full form.
To reduce in scope, extent, etc.; shorten
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  1. To reduce in scope, extent, etc.; shorten
  2. To shorten (a piece of writing) while preserving its substance; condense
  3. To condense or shorten the whole of something, such as a book, and not merely a portion of it.
(Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
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  1. (Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
  2. To become more dense or compact.
  3. To cause (a gas or vapor) to change to a liquid.
To reduce or diminish in amount, quantity, or extent; to lessen.
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  1. To reduce or diminish in amount, quantity, or extent; to lessen.
  2. (Nautical) To take in (a sail) so that less canvas is exposed to the wind, thereby reducing speed.
  3. To become short or shorter.
To cause to give up a habit:
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  1. To cause to give up a habit:
  2. To exchange for smaller monetary units:
  3. To fail to conform to; violate:
(Chem.) To convert (an organic compound) into a simpler compound by removal of one or more parts of the molecule; decompose
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  1. (Chem.) To convert (an organic compound) into a simpler compound by removal of one or more parts of the molecule; decompose
  2. (Geology) To lower or wear away by erosion or weathering.
  3. To lower in dignity; dishonor or disgrace:
To reduce to a lower grade; lower in rank
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  1. To reduce to a lower grade; lower in rank
  2. To reduce in grade, rank, or status:
  3. To lower the rank or status of something.
To lower the status, rank, or salary of:
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  1. To lower the status, rank, or salary of:
  2. To minimize the importance, value, or reputation of:
  3. To demote to a less skilled job at lower pay
(Informal) To smash or break, especially forcefully:
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  1. (Informal) To smash or break, especially forcefully:
  2. To cause to come to an end; break up:
  3. To burst; break:
To depreciate, belittle, or bring into contempt
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  1. To depreciate, belittle, or bring into contempt
  2. To become cheap or cheaper.
  3. To lower in public estimation; debase or degrade:
To lessen the price or value of:
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  1. To lessen the price or value of:
  2. To reduce in value or price
  3. To write off an expenditure for (a tangible asset) by prorating over a certain period, usually the estimated useful life of the asset.
To lower in value, price, or amount
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  1. To lower in value, price, or amount
  2. To lower prices in (a financial market).
  3. (Music) To lower the pitch of
To reduce in value.
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  1. To reduce in value.
To lessen or, sometimes, annul the value, importance, etc. of
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  1. To lessen or, sometimes, annul the value, importance, etc. of
  2. To lower or remove the value of something.
  3. To lower the exchange value of a currency by lowering its gold equivalency.
To lower the status, rank, or salary of:
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  1. To lower the status, rank, or salary of:
  2. To demote to a less skilled job at lower pay
  3. To lower in importance, value, esteem, etc.
To become lower; sink, fall, become reduced, etc.
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  1. To become lower; sink, fall, become reduced, etc.
  2. To let, bring, or move down to a lower level.
  3. To weaken; undermine:
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  1. To write a memorandum about.
  2. To subtract marks (points) for an error.
  3. To reduce the price of.
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