What are some opposite words for dilation?

Antonyms for dilation
daɪˈleɪ ʃən, dɪ-

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term dilation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dilation(noun)

    a lengthy discussion (spoken or written) on a particular topic

    Synonyms:
    dilatation

  2. dilation, dilatation(noun)

    the act of expanding an aperture

    "the dilation of the pupil of the eye"

    Synonyms:
    dilatation, distention, distension

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dilation(n)

    Synonyms:
    expansion, dilatation, distention, expatiation

Editors Contribution

  1. decrease

    to diminish or lessen in extent, quantity, strength, power, etc.

    during the ten-day march across the desert their supply of water decreased rapidly.

    Submitted by JP03 on July 7, 2015  
  2. undilate

    undilate is the term used to describe the narrowing or constriction of the pupils in response to some environmental stimulus.

    when spot looks directly into the sun his eyes undilate and he sees sun spots. :)

    Submitted by water on February 11, 2020  

How to use dilation in a sentence?

  1. Pidgeon Pagonis:

    I'd never had any dilation( which would have kept the passage open), so it was just a shock to my body. I left that moment being like' That really hurt !' but Cosmo( magazine) said it would get better. It didn't get better in terms of pleasure, but it got better in terms of not hurting as much every single time.

How to pronounce dilation?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say dilation in sign language?

  1. dilation

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