Synonyms for (noun) damp

Synonyms: moistness, damp, dampness

Definition: a slight wetness

Similar words: wetness

Definition: the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)

Usage: he confirmed the wetness of the swimming trunks

Synonyms for (verb) damp

Synonyms: weaken, break, soften, damp, dampen

Definition: lessen in force or effect

Usage: soften a shock; break a fall

Similar words: deaden, blunt

Definition: make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation

Usage: Terror blunted her feelings; deaden a sound


Synonyms: damp, dampen, deaden

Definition: make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible

Usage: muffle the message

Similar words: weaken, break, soften, damp, dampen

Definition: lessen in force or effect

Usage: soften a shock; break a fall


Synonyms: damp

Definition: restrain or discourage

Usage: the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere

Similar words: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate

Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits

Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger


Synonyms: tone down, dull, damp, dampen, muffle, mute

Definition: deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

Similar words: soften

Definition: make (images or sounds) soft or softer

Synonyms for (adjective) damp

Synonyms: moist, damp, dampish

Definition: slightly wet

Usage: clothes damp with perspiration; a moist breeze; eyes moist with tears

Similar words: wet

Definition: covered or soaked with a liquid such as water

Usage: a wet bathing suit; wet sidewalks; wet weather