diminish synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term diminish:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. decrease, diminish, lessen, fall(verb)

    decrease in size, extent, or range

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, diminish, strike, devolve, flow, precipitate, settle, lessen, come down, subside, pass, descend, come, fall, return, light, belittle, hang, decrease, minify, fall down

  2. diminish, belittle(verb)

    lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of

    Synonyms:
    pick at, fall, belittle, denigrate, disparage, diminish, lessen, decrease, minimize, derogate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. diminish

    The storm, the fever, the pain abates. Interest declines. Misfortunes may be mitigated, desires moderated, intense anger abated, population decreased, taxes reduced. We abate a nuisance, terminate a controversy, suppress a rebellion. See ALLEVIATE.

    Synonyms:
    abate, decline, decrease, ebb, lessen, lower, mitigate, moderate, reduce, subside

    Antonyms:
    aggravate, amplify, continue, develop, enhance, enlarge, extend, foment, increase, magnify, rage, raise, revive

    Preposition:
    Abate in fury; abated by law.

Editors Contribution

  1. shrinkinate

    the process of diminishing

    that man is being shrinkinated

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019
  2. complete

    makes complete thought

    Submitted by anonymous on September 29, 2020

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. diminish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lessen, decrease, abate, reduce, make smaller

  2. diminish(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    decrease, lessen, abate, subside, grow or become less, be reduced

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

reduce, decrease, weaken, lessen, decline, mitigate, reducing, undermine, minimize, lower



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