Definitions for shrink

Definitions for (noun) shrink

Main entry: psychiatrist, shrink, head-shrinker

Definition: a physician who specializes in psychiatry

Definitions for (verb) shrink

Main entry: shrink, shrivel

Definition: decrease in size, range, or extent

Usage: His earnings shrank; My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me

Main entry: shrink, contract

Definition: become smaller or draw together

Usage: The fabric shrank; The balloon shrank

Main entry: shrink, reduce

Definition: reduce in size; reduce physically

Usage: Hot water will shrink the sweater; Can you shrink this image?

Main entry: wither, shrink, shrivel, shrivel up

Definition: wither, as with a loss of moisture

Usage: The fruit dried and shriveled

Main entry: cringe, wince, squinch, shrink, flinch, funk, quail, recoil

Definition: draw back, as with fear or pain

Usage: she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

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