Part of speech:
To sharpen to a point, as a pencil
To make or become sharp or sharper
To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
To decrease or limit in width
In a light manner; lightly.
(Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
To decrease is defined as to make something smaller or fewer or to become smaller or fewer.
To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen:
(Rare) To reduce; lessen
(Only used in the phrase peter out) To dwindle; to trail off; to diminish to nothing
To weaken or lessen; decline
The definition of a candle is a mass of wax with a wick in the middle for burning.
A cut made by or as by such a stroke; gash; slit
(Chemistry) A decrease in positive valence or an increase in negative valence by the gaining of electrons.
The resulting reduction; decrease.
(Math.) The quantity by which a variable decreases or is decreased: a negative decrement results in an increase
A reduction; lessening; decrease
A lessening or reduction
(Intransitive) To increase in value or standing.
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
To strengthen; to confirm.
Find another word for tapers. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tapers, like: points, sharpens, reduces, narrows, lights, lessens, dwindles, diminishes, decreases, abates and rebates.