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lessen


verb
1. decrease in size, extent, or range (Freq. 5)
- The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
- The cabin pressure fell dramatically
- her weight fell to under a hundred pounds
- his voice fell to a whisper
Syn:
decrease, diminish, fall
Ant:
increase (for: decrease)
Derivationally related forms:
fall (for: fall), diminution (for: diminish), decrease (for: decrease)
Hypernyms:
change magnitude
Hyponyms:
break, shrink, shrivel, taper, drop off,
vanish, fly, vaporize, ease up, ease off, slacken off,
flag, weaken, boil down, reduce, decoct, concentrate,
contract, shrivel up, wither, abate, let up, slack off,
slack, die away, deflate, dwindle, dwindle away, dwindle down,
remit, de-escalate, depreciate, undervalue, devaluate, devalue,
shorten, thin out, decline, go down, wane, decelerate,
slow, slow down, slow up, retard, decrescendo
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
2. make smaller (Freq. 2)
- He decreased his staff
Syn:
decrease, minify
Ant:
increase (for: decrease)
Derivationally related forms:
decrease (for: decrease)
Hypernyms:
change, alter, modify
Hyponyms:
suppress, mitigate, pare, pare down, limit,
circumscribe, confine, reduce, boil down, concentrate, shrink,
abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract,
slake, abate, slack, turn down, lower, lour,
de-escalate, weaken, step down, minimize, minimise, cut down,
cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, bring down, slacken,
slack up, relax, diminish, belittle
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
3. wear off or die down (Freq. 1)
- The pain subsided
Syn:
subside
Derivationally related forms:
subsidence (for: subside)
Hypernyms:
weaken
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s

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