What are some alternative words for damp?

Synonyms for damp
dæmp

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term damp.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. damp, dampness, moistness(adj)

    a slight wetness

    Synonyms:
    dampness, moistness

    Antonyms:
    dry

  2. damp, dampish, moist(verb)

    slightly wet

    "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"

    Synonyms:
    dampish, moist

    Antonyms:
    dry

  3. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down(verb)

    deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

    Synonyms:
    muffle, wash, stifle, mute, pall, numb, moderate, moisten, weaken, benumb, repress, break, soften, tone down, dull, smother, blunt, deaden, dampen, tame, strangle

    Antonyms:
    dry

  4. damp(verb)

    restrain or discourage

    "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"

    Synonyms:
    tone down, mute, weaken, dull, deaden, break, dampen, muffle, soften

    Antonyms:
    dry

  5. dampen, deaden, damp(verb)

    make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible

    "muffle the message"

    Synonyms:
    stifle, mute, weaken, dull, wash, deaden, muffle, blunt, dampen, girdle, tone down, break, moisten, soften

    Antonyms:
    dry

  6. dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break(verb)

    lessen in force or effect

    "soften a shock"; "break a fall"

    Synonyms:
    crack, step down, break away, give way, soften, mince, reveal, give out, unwrap, conk out, part, wash, counteract, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, cushion, muffle, split, give away, smash, dull, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, pause, divulge, buffer, let on, get around, interrupt, wear out, cave in, deaden, break-dance, check, break up, breach, break in, give, split up, subvert, better, burst, go bad, break off, tone down, disclose, bust, erupt, moisten, relent, recrudesce, undermine, stifle, break dance, go against, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, kick downstairs, de-escalate, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, develop, mute, expose, break, moderate, discontinue, intermit, countermine, yield, wear, sabotage

    Antonyms:
    dry

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. damp

    Synonyms:
    chill, deter, dissuade, drive away, repel, warn

    Antonyms:
    allure, attract, cajole, captivate, coax, decoy, draw, entice, inveigle, lure, seduce, tempt, win

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. damp

    Synonyms:
    cool, blunt, dishearten, quench, slack, moderate, humid, wet, moist, discourage, discountenance, repress

    Antonyms:
    urge, inflame, incite, fan, excite

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. damp(n.)

    Synonyms:
    moisture, vapor, fog, dampness

  2. damp(a.)

    Synonyms:
    moist, humid, dank, wet

  3. damp(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    moisten, dampen

  4. damp(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    check, repress, restrain, moderate, allay, abate

  5. damp(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    chill, deaden, depress, deject

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. damp(a)

    Synonyms:
    moist, wet, humid, dank

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "damp":

    wet, humid, moist, moisture, wetland, wet-type, humidity

How to pronounce damp?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say damp in sign language?

  1. damp

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#123go
#207part
#272check
#495better
#555give
#1038stop
#1457cool
#1482develop
#1618break
#1763die
#2228separate
#2636fail
#2664wear
#2995discover
#3208wet
#3684split
#4224crack
#4373buffer
#4557yield
#5204wash
#5420moderate
#5672founder
#7052collapse
#7097humidity
#7124reveal
#7639moisture
#9001breach
#9419disclose
#9876burst
#9954unwrap
#10588bump
#10611pause
#10713bust
#10793chill
#11327warn
#11372blunt
#11623interrupt
#12366expose
#12446cushion
#12746violate
#13293dull
#13346smash
#13636wetland
#14164ruin
#14595fracture
#15923mute
#16857moist
#17781slack
#17827undermine
#18159deter
#18220damp
#20138discourage
#21898bankrupt
#22808discontinue
#22879tame
#23039offend
#23051numb
#25411weaken
#25920humid
#26077sabotage
#27773smother
#30385soften
#35630girdle
#35818pall
#36830counteract
#40453quench
#42537repel
#42688divulge
#43067stifle
#50453mince
#51445dampen
#51579subvert
#53129erupt
#56041repress
#60869strangle
#63455dissuade
#78371dampness
#87201moisten
#98708transgress
#108826demote
#109022relent
#109510relegate
#115405muffle
#158158deaden
#249480moistness
#318728intermit
#322072dishearten

How to use damp in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Addison:

    Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul; and thus it may be looked on as weakness in the composition of human nature. But if we consider the frequent reliefs we receive from it and how often it breaks the gloom which is apt to depress the mind and damp our spirits, with transient, unexpected gleams of joy, one would take care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life.

  2. Van Dam:

    This is a rare occurrence that took place because cool, damp air became trapped in the lower levels of the canyon, it was literally stuck underneath a warm layer of air just above. In the meteorological world, this is referred to as an inversion when the temperature actually warms with height (as opposed to it cooling with a rise in altitude).

  3. Pete Cunningham:

    If I want to buy a new house then I can go around and I can check to see whether there is damp patches around or whether the current owners have painted over and tried to hide any issues with leaks or damp patches, so that's another great example, also silly things like I'm going into the bakers and getting the freshest bread, you can point the phone up and identify where the freshest bread is. Or I let my dog out in the evening and it's pitch black, so now I can find my dog without having to chase around and rummage in bushes.

  4. Wendell Porter:

    The amount of energy they can absorb from your body that night, they will be warm in just a matter of minutes, and then you'd have damp stuff that would mold your mattress. So you definitely don't want to do that.

  5. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche:

    Out of damp and gloomy days, out of solitude, out of loveless words directed at us, conclusions grow up in us like fungus one morning they are there, we know not how, and they gaze upon us, morose and gray. Woe to the thinker who is not the gardener but only the soil of the plants that grow in him


Translations for damp

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • потиснатост, затихвам, влажност, задушавам, потиснат, униние, заглушавам, влажен, влага, унил, овлажнявам, рудничен газBulgarian
  • humitat, humitCatalan, Valencian
  • vlhkýCzech
  • fugtigDanish
  • ersticken, dämpfen, Feuchtigkeit, anfeuchten, befeuchten, feucht, abdampfenGerman
  • humedecer, húmedo, amortiguar, humedadSpanish
  • نمناکPersian
  • kosteus, vaimentaa, sammuttaa, kostuttaa, kaivoskaasu, kostea, tukahduttaaFinnish
  • mouiller, mouillé, humide, amortir, mouillée, humidité, moite, humidifierFrench
  • नमHindi
  • lembapIndonesian
  • humidaIdo
  • rakiIcelandic
  • smorzare, umidità, soffocare, inumidire, umido, bagnato, rallentare, grisùItalian
  • לחHebrew
  • 湿る, 湿っぽいJapanese
  • ნოტიოGeorgian
  • valgans, valgs, mitrs, miklsLatvian
  • whakanotiMāori
  • lembapMalay
  • klamDutch
  • wilgotnyPolish
  • úmido, umidade, amortecerPortuguese
  • umedRomanian
  • сырой, влажныйRussian
  • fuktighet, fukta, fuktig, dämpaSwedish
  • nem, rutubet, nemli, rutubetliTurkish
  • 潮湿Chinese

Get even more translations for damp »

Translation

Find a translation for the damp synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of damp

  1. damp
    damp
    damp
    damp
    damp

Discuss these damp synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "damp." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 9 Mar. 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/damp>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for damp?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    An antonym for "ignominious"
    • A. inglorious
    • B. honorable
    • C. smuggled
    • D. opprobrious

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for damp:

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.