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Synonyms for flatten
ˈflæt n

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flatten(verb)

    make flat or flatter

    "flatten a road"; "flatten your stomach with these exercises"

    Synonyms:
    drop, flatten out

    Antonyms:
    sharpen

  2. flatten, flatten out(verb)

    become flat or flatter

    "The landscape flattened"

    Synonyms:
    drop, flatten out

    Antonyms:
    sharpen

  3. flatten, drop(verb)

    lower the pitch of (musical notes)

    Synonyms:
    unload, fell, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, leave out, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, drop, flatten out, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, miss, cast off, shed, omit

    Antonyms:
    sharpen

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flatten(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    make flat

  2. flatten(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    become flat

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flatten":

    shave

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How to use flatten in a sentence?

  1. Yousef Abbasi:

    My big hang-up here is when the curve does start to flatten, that doesn't mean we can return to normal human and economic behavior, if we do return to normal human and economic behavior, we risk the chance the curve goes parabolic again. Just from the perspective of how long this potentially can last, there's still a great deal of uncertainty.

  2. The Governor:

    Ninety-two percent of our state's 105 counties have moderate or high levels of community transmission, i know we all want this to be over, we all want to turn to some semblance of normal but we can not return... until this virus is under control, until we flatten the curve, until a vaccine is available, widely distributed and vaccination rates are significant.

  3. United States:

    The continued decline in the cancer death rate over the past 25 years is really good news and was a little bit of a surprise, only because the other leading causes of death in the United States are starting to flatten. So we've been wondering if that's going to happen for cancer as well, but so far American Cancer Society hasn't.

  4. Health Commissioner Adam Crum:

    We've been looking at the curve in Alaska, we've been able to flatten that curve because Alaskans are doing a good job.

  5. Arnoud Balhuizen:

    By the end of this year, there will be additional iron ore coming from Australia, from Brazil, our expectation is that the iron ore market cost curve will continue to flatten and continue to come under pressure.

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Translations for flatten

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  • سطحArabic
  • изравнявам, просвам, изглаждамBulgarian
  • planejarCatalan, Valencian
  • rozdrtit, splácnout se, zplacatit, splácnout, zplacatit se, zploštit, uzemnit, zploštit se, srazit k zemiCzech
  • jævneDanish
  • plattmachen, flachmachen, plättenGerman
  • achatar, aplanarSpanish
  • صاف کردنPersian
  • litistää, tasoittaaFinnish
  • aplatirFrench
  • presegarIdo
  • appiattirsi, appiattire, atterrareItalian
  • whakatūpā, takapapaMāori
  • pletten, aandrukkenDutch
  • równać, spłaszczyć, zwalić, położyć, zwalać, spłaszczyć się, wyrównać się, wyrównać, kłaśćPolish
  • achatar, derrubarPortuguese
  • aplatiza, nivela, neteziRomanian
  • разгла́живать, расплю́щивать, разма́зать, раска́тывать, разгла́дить, раската́ть, расплю́щить, плю́щитьRussian
  • platta tillSwedish

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