(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
To cut short or reduce:
To defeat is defined as to beat someone at something or to prevent something from happening.
To lose or cause to lose weight, as by dieting or exercise.
To overcome by physical, mental, or moral force; get the better of; defeat
(Intransitive) To reduce in quality or purity.
To cause to be different:
To diminish slowly and come to an end. Often used with out :
(Slang) To raise (a price, a bet in poker, etc.)
To overcome is to prevail in spite of adversity, to successfully solve a problem or defeat an opponent, or to be consumed with something.
(Archaic) To lower; cast down
Amount lost by decrease or waste
A diminishing or being diminished; lessening; decrease
(Mathematics) To reduce (an equation) in a lower degree.
To sell or offer for sale at a reduced price:
To make or become extremely thin, especially as a result of starvation.
Thin means in a slender or narrow way.
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To reduce the cost of a process, or the amount spent on something
To bring under control by physical force, persuasion, or other means; overcome:
To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor.
To hurt the pride or dignity of by causing to be or seem foolish or contemptible; mortify
A person whose affection or favor has been won
(Linguistics) In certain languages, the inflection of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives with respect to categories such as case, number, and gender.
Depreciation is defined as a reduction in the value of an asset that occurs over time as the asset gets older or as wear and tear occurs, or the decline of one currency in relation to others.
Mitigation is the process of making something less severe or less intense.
(Linguistics) The process by which the meaning of a word becomes negative or disparaging over a period of time, as silly, from Middle English seely, “blessed, innocent,” has come to mean “showing a lack of good sense, frivolous.”
(Chemistry) A decrease in positive valence or an increase in negative valence by the gaining of electrons.
Subjugation is a state of being under control or secondary.
To deplete is defined as to diminish or use up the supply of something.
Depreciate is defined as to decline in value over a period of time, or to reduce the value of assets in accounting records.
To eat or cause to eat special or limited food, esp. for losing weight
To dilute is defined as to make thinner or less intense by mixing with something else.
To minimize the importance, value, or reputation of:
The definition of impair is to hinder or weaken something.
To bring persons or things to an equal level; equalize.
To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
To make smaller or less significant; reduce.
To represent as having the least degree of importance, value, or size:
To pare is defined as to peel, reduce or remove by trimming off the outside.
To lessen; diminish.
To recede is to diminish or to move back.
To estimate or measure the quantity of lumber in (logs or uncut trees).
To reduce drastically
(Construed with to) To cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience, especially one that is unpleasant or unwanted.
To cause to become subservient; subdue
To remove the excess or unwanted parts from:
To overcome or subdue (an emotion, for example); suppress:
To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand
To receive as a prize or reward for performance:
To give vigor to; fill with energy; enliven
To breed and care for to maturity:
(Computing) to replace a program with a later version of itself, a version having a higher version number or marketed under a more recent product name
Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
To flow off gradually
To make more dense or compact; reduce the volume of; compress
To destroy the strength, firmness, or consistency of.
(Archaic) To bargain for
To reduce in value.
To lower or remove the value of something.
To become or make less in price or value
To lose body weight, as by dieting
Beyond a given boundary, limit, or goal:
Rise is defined as to wake up, stand up, go to a higher place or increase in amount.
To become or make less in price or value
take off weight
To become slender
The definition of tighten is to make something more fixed in place, more constricted, or more snug.
To extract the essence, flavor, etc. of by boiling
To reach a decision.
To remove oxygen from (a compound); reduce.
To shorten the lines of (an object) in a drawing or other representation so as to produce an illusion of projection or extension in space.
To bring on; to incur; to acquire.
cut down on; make a reduction in
To quell or suppress (an uprising)
To obtain a profit or advantage; benefit:
To coat with oxide.
The definition of annihilate means to completely destroy.
To allow by way of abatement or deduction.
To check, restrain, or control (an impulse or activity, for example); rein in.
To disparage the character or reputation of; defame
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