The act of something being lowered.
(Physiology) The shortening and thickening of functioning muscle or muscle fiber.
(Chemistry) A decrease in positive valence or an increase in negative valence by the gaining of electrons.
To make less intense; reduce; diminish; soften; allay
To annul or put an end to (a court order, indictment, or court proceedings).
To repress is to suppress something such as a thought, feeling or emotion.
To mow, reap, or harvest:
Trim means to remove, cut or decorate.
To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
(Economics) To make money harder to borrow or obtain.
So as to be thin:
To thin down or weaken as by mixing with water or other liquid
To make slender or cause to seem slender
To make or become weak or weaker.
Subject is defined as to make someone or something experience something.
So as to fall behind the correct time or rate:
To slash is to cut something with a violent motion, usually using a knife or sword.
To withdraw (from)
To deduct or return (an amount) from a payment or bill.
To remove by or as if by cutting, clipping, or shaving:
To reduce to a minimum; decrease to the least possible amount, degree, etc.
To adjust or adapt to a certain level.
To cause to weaken, be damaged, or diminish, as in quality:
The definition of humiliate is to hurt someone's pride or to cause someone to feel extremely embarrassed.
To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiency of; to make meek and submissive; -- often used reflexively.
To cause to drop or sink; lower:
To reduce in value or price
To consume or reduce to a very low amount; use up:
To denigrate is to belittle or attack someone's reputation.
To reduce to a lower grade; lower in rank
(Intransitive) To reduce in quality or purity.
To defeat is defined as to beat someone at something or to prevent something from happening.
To lower in character, quality, or value; degrade.
To cut short; reduce; abridge
To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
To consider or cause to be of no importance or without effect; nullify
To lower in public estimation; debase or degrade:
To raise; boost:
To burst or break
To curve, dip, or rise near the plate
(Only used in the phrase peter out) To dwindle; to trail off; to diminish to nothing
To lessen; diminish
To weaken or lessen; decline
Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
To cut out a gain in.
To cause to grow; raise:
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
To raise in importance, value, esteem, etc.
To increase in size, quantity, or worth:
To gain (a prize) by succeeding in competition or contest.
To become larger; increase in size, extent, etc.; expand
To dismiss from a position of favor; punish by degrading; humiliate
To move upwards.
Into or in a long position, as of a commodity market.
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