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    Di·min·ish
    /dəˈminiSH/

    verb

  2. diminish. From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English diminish /dəˈmɪnɪʃ/ AWL verb 1 [ intransitive, transitive] to become or make something become smaller or less SYN reduce The party’s share of the electorate has diminished steadily. These drugs diminish blood flow to the brain. see thesaurus at decrease 2 [ transitive] to ...

  3. DIMINISH meaning: 1 : to become or to cause (something) to become less in size, importance, etc.; 2 : to lessen the authority or reputation of (someone or something) to describe (something) as having little value or importance.

  4. 1. to make or become smaller, fewer, or less. 2. (Architecture) ( tr) architect to cause (a column, etc) to taper. 3. (Music, other) ( tr) music to decrease (a minor or perfect interval) by a semitone. 4. to belittle or be belittled; reduce in authority, status, etc; depreciate.

  5. to make or become smaller, fewer, or less. ( transitive) to cause (a column, etc) to taper. ( transitive) to decrease (a minor or perfect interval) by a semitone. to belittle or be belittled; reduce in authority, status, etc; depreciate.

  6. Definitions of 'diminish' 1. When something diminishes, or when something diminishes it, it becomes reduced in size, importance, or intensity. [...] 2. If you diminish someone or something, you talk about them or treat them in a way that makes them appear less important than they really are. [...] More. Conjugations of 'diminish'

  7. Definition of diminish. English dictionary and integrated thesaurus for learners, writers, teachers, and students with advanced, intermediate, and beginner levels.

  8. What does the verb diminish mean? There are 12 meanings listed in OED's entry for the verb diminish, six of which are labelled obsolete. See ‘Meaning & use’ for definitions, usage, and quotation evidence. diminish has developed meanings and uses in subjects including. economics and commerce (mid 1500s) architecture (early 1600s) music (mid 1600s)

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