Shrink synonyms

shrĭngk

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To become or make much less or smaller; dwindle.
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A trademark for fabric preshrunk by a patented mechanical process so as to minimize later shrinkage.
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(Chemistry) To decrease the valence of (an atom) by adding electrons.
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To decrease or limit in width
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To cut short or reduce:
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To bring on; to incur; to acquire.
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To become short or shorter
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In parliamentary procedure, to retract a motion, statement, etc.
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(Chiefly Dial., Brit.) To make or become pale; whiten; bleach
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To recoil, as from something unpleasant or difficult; shrink.
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To draw back in fear, cringe, back down
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(Intransitive, now rare) To retreat before an opponent. [from 14th c.]
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(Medicine) Of, pertaining to, or arising from atrophy
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Characterized by atrophy
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Reduced in size as a result of shrinkage; shriveled.
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Withered; wizen.
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To cause to waste away or become abortive; to starve or weaken.
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To cause to adhere to, especially by twining round or embracing.
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To cause (a gas or vapor) to change to a liquid.
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Similarly, to build (a sentence, an argument, etc.) by arranging words or ideas.
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To crouch or huddle up, as from fear or cold
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To act in a timid, servile manner; fawn
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To make (a quantity) smaller.
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(Intransitive) To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair.
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(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
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To lessen; to bring low.
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To stop because of indecision; pause or delay in acting, choosing, or deciding because of feeling unsure; waver
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Huddle is defined as to crowd together, or to curl up closely.
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The definition of lessen is to diminish or to cause something to be diminished or reduced.
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(Intransitive) To waste away; to fade, wither. [from 15th c.]
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To wash (cloth), dip it in dye, etc., with the use of a wince.
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To withdraw (from)
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Retire is defined as to take out of use, go to bed, or a person giving up their work.
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To draw back:
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To decline in value:
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To throw or fling, esp. sideways with a jerk
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To get money or property from (another) under false pretenses; cheat; defraud
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To come into contact with such force that the colliding parts become compressed
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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 move with or as if with a winch.
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To cause to lose force or vitality; diminish or destroy:
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To increase the extent, number, volume or scope of (something).
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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To increase in size and develop toward maturity, as a plant or animal does by assimilating food
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To acquire something usually over a period of time.
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To become larger; grow or swell.
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To expand in order to fulfill a larger function:
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Meet is defined as to come face to face with, be there when someone or something arrives, or to be introduced.
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To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To show emotion, to grieve or be concerned about something or someone.
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To consolidate; combine.
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To encode (digital data) so that it can be stored or transmitted in significantly fewer bits
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To squeeze or compress.
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Start is defined as to begin, set out to appear or to move suddenly.
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To come near to in place, time, character, or value; to draw nearer to.
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To try; endeavor:
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Literally, one who shrinks heads, as previously done by some Amazon tribes.
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wither, as with a loss of moisture
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To crouch down or draw oneself together so as to seem smaller
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To be afraid of.
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The definition of a psychiatrist is a medical doctor who examines and treats your mind and who diagnoses and treats mental problems and illnesses.
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