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Synonyms for lessen

Synonyms for (verb) lessen

Synonyms: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range Usage: 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

Similar words: change magnitude Definition: change in size or magnitude

Synonyms: lessen, subside Definition: wear off or die down Usage: The pain subsided

Similar words: weaken Definition: become weaker Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days

Synonyms: lessen, minify, decrease Definition: make smaller Usage: He decreased his staff

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue