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Synonyms for flatten
ˈflæt nflat·ten

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flattenverb

    make flat or flatter

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

    drop, flatten out


  2. flatten, flatten outverb

    become flat or flatter

    "The landscape flattened"

    drop, flatten out


  3. flatten, dropverb

    lower the pitch of (musical notes)

    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


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  1. flattenverb

    make flat

  2. flattenverb

    become flat

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  1. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo:

    Our actions have been better than the statisticians believed. So, we can flatten the curve. We are flattening the curve, we have to maintain it, but the human cost here, the human toll, the suffering, is just incredible. It's just incredible.

  2. Viviana Martinez-Bianchi:

    While the rest of the country did quarantine or was able to stay home to flatten that curve... the Latinx community continued to go to work, so what we're seeing is now all these people who have been essential workers, who worked without even the masking and the protection that was legally required during the time of their jobs, are now becoming infected by the virus.

  3. California Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis:

    The governor brought together experts to really try to understand if we flatten our curve, if we do all of this social distancing and stay at home how should we be thinking about what to prepare for.

  4. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    The message of 2014 has been as the potential for Fed rate hikes has increased, the long end has done nothing but rally. I think the yield curve is going to flatten at a level previously thought unthinkable.

  5. Rebecca Siegel:

    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 US are starting to flatten. So we've been wondering if that's going to happen for cancer as well, but so far it hasn't.

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  • سطحArabic
  • изравнявам, просвам, изглаждамBulgarian
  • planejarCatalan, Valencian
  • zploštit se, rozdrtit, uzemnit, zploštit, zplacatit se, splácnout, splácnout se, srazit k zemi, zplacatitCzech
  • jævneDanish
  • plätten, flachmachen, plattmachenGerman
  • achatar, aplanarSpanish
  • صاف کردنPersian
  • tasoittaa, litistääFinnish
  • aplatirFrench
  • presegarIdo
  • appiattire, appiattirsi, atterrareItalian
  • whakatūpā, takapapaMāori
  • aandrukken, plettenDutch
  • położyć, kłaść, równać, wyrównać, wyrównać się, zwalać, spłaszczyć, zwalić, spłaszczyć sięPolish
  • derrubar, achatarPortuguese
  • nivela, netezi, aplatizaRomanian
  • раската́ть, раска́тывать, разма́зать, расплю́щить, разгла́живать, плю́щить, расплю́щивать, разгла́дитьRussian
  • platta tillSwedish

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