diminish / dɪˈmɪn ɪʃ /


diminish2 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb
  1. to make or cause to seem smaller, less, less important, etc.; lessen; reduce.
  2. Architecture. to give a form tapering inward from bottom to top.
  3. Music. to make smaller by a chromatic half step than the corresponding perfect or minor interval.
  4. to detract from the authority, honor, stature, or reputation of; disparage.
v. 无主动词 verb
  1. to lessen; decrease.

diminish 近义词

v. 动词 verb

become or cause to be less

v. 动词 verb



  1. These adjustments can help merchants replace diminished foot traffic with online traffic.
  2. That number has grown, Hobson said, as resources have diminished.
  3. The Vikings are close behind, though they were also diminished some by an offseason spent clearing cap space and acquiring draft picks — hence, the Diggs trade — and they look less imposing on paper as a result.
  4. They say the trial pause shouldn’t diminish hope in AstraZeneca’s vaccine.
  5. Like many housing authorities across the country, HACA has struggled with diminishing funding from the federal government.
  6. He exploited a physique that most would try desperately to diminish.
  7. The founder shut it down and left the state, hoping that time away would diminish the danger.
  8. Even as the ranks of culture warriors on the right diminish, their zeal seems to intensify.
  9. Perry and others seem to completely diminish the agency of South Sudanese in their own history.
  10. Davis' abortion narrative has helped diminish the social stigma surrounding abortion.
  11. For this reason they were obliged to diminish their rations, of which they had rather a small quantity.
  12. To unduly increase rates would diminish traffic and induce competition by road and sea.
  13. This evidence does not require us to abandon the supposition that the tides tend to diminish the earth's rate of rotation.
  14. The result is, with the inward retreat of the steep it enters on conditions which diminish the effectiveness of the wave stroke.
  15. At the same time the alluvial materials, building out to sea, thus diminish the slope of the stream.