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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cutting, thinningnoun

    the act of diluting something

    "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine"

    Synonyms:
    clipping, cutting, cutting off, film editing, slip, press clipping, cut, newspaper clipping, carving, press cutting

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. thinningnoun

    Synonyms:
    dilution, reduction, attenuation, rarefaction, subtilization

    Associated words:
    attenuant, diluent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "thinning":

    depletion

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How to use thinning in a sentence?

  1. Jimmy Kimmel:

    It's weird they don't have a better process for thinning the herd, have 30 years of reality TV taught the Democrats nothing ? You can't go from 20 candidates right to one. First you have to put them on an island and separate them into tribes.

  2. Katharine Zaleski:

    About five years into working, they'll see the results of not having stronger female leadership in this country: unequal pay, one of the world's worst parental leave policies and thinning numbers of women at the executive level.

  3. Andy Shepherd:

    I think the new estimates of ice loss computed (from the thinning of the ice) are far too high, because the glaciers in this sector just haven't speeded up that much.

  4. Brett Pybus:

    Thinning bond market liquidity has helped drive institutional demand for ETFs, the trading of individual bonds is becoming harder, so we're increasingly seeing investors who focus on this space starting to look at ETFs as another tool to complement what they are doing.

  5. Daniel Lim:

    The market can't sustain that many; there's going to be a thinning out of the herd.

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