英文字典中文字典Word104.com



推到 Twitter!
推到 Plurk!
推到 Facebook!
中文字典辭典   英文字典   快遞查詢 a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l   m   n   o   p   q   r   s   t   u   v   w   x   y   z   







請輸入英文單字,中文詞皆可:

diminish    音標拼音: [dɪm'ɪnɪʃ]
vt.
vi. (使)減少,(使)變小

(使)減少,(使)變小

diminish
v 1: decrease in size, extent, or range; "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" [synonym:
{decrease}, {diminish}, {lessen}, {fall}] [ant: {increase}]
2: lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't
belittle your colleagues" [synonym: {diminish}, {belittle}]

Diminish \Di*min"ish\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Diminished}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Diminishing}.] [Pref. di- (= L. dis-) minish: cf.
L. diminuere, F. diminuer, OE. diminuen. See {Dis-}, and
{Minish}.]
1. To make smaller in any manner; to reduce in bulk or
amount; to lessen; -- opposed to {augment} or {increase}.
[1913 Webster]

Not diminish, but rather increase, the debt.
--Barrow.
[1913 Webster]

2. To lessen the authority or dignity of; to put down; to
degrade; to abase; to weaken.
[1913 Webster]

This doth nothing diminish their opinion. --Robynson
(More's
Utopia).
[1913 Webster]

I will diminish them, that they shall no more rule
over the nations. --Ezek. xxix.
15.
[1913 Webster]

O thou . . . at whose sight all the stars
Hide their diminished heads. --Milton.
[1913 Webster]

3. (Mus.) To make smaller by a half step; to make (an
interval) less than minor; as, a diminished seventh.
[1913 Webster]

4. To take away; to subtract.
[1913 Webster]

Neither shall ye diminish aught from it. --Deut. iv.
2.
[1913 Webster]

{Diminished column}, one whose upper diameter is less than
the lower.

{Diminished scale}, or {Diminishing scale}, a scale of
gradation used in finding the different points for drawing
the spiral curve of the volute. --Gwilt.

{Diminishing rule} (Arch.), a board cut with a concave edge,
for fixing the entasis and curvature of a shaft.

{Diminishing stile} (Arch.), a stile which is narrower in one
part than in another, as in many glazed doors.

Syn: To decrease; lessen; abate; reduce; contract; curtail;
impair; degrade. See {Decrease}.
[1913 Webster]


Diminish \Di*min"ish\, v. i.
To become or appear less or smaller; to lessen; as, the
apparent size of an object diminishes as we recede from it.
[1913 Webster]

249 Moby Thesaurus words for "diminish":
abase, abash, abate, abbreviate, ablate, abrade, abridge, abstract,
abuse, adjust to, allay, alleviate, allow for, alter, anesthetize,
appease, assuage, attemper, attenuate, bank the fire, bate,
be eaten away, belittle, benumb, blunt, boil down, box in,
bring down, bring low, chasten, cheapen, circumscribe, clip, close,
color, compress, condense, condition, confine, constrain,
constrict, consume, consume away, contract, control, corrode, crop,
crumble, crush, curtail, cushion, cut, cut back, cut down, damp,
dampen, de-emphasize, deaden, deaden the pain, debase, decline,
decrease, deduct, deflate, degrade, deliquesce, demean, deprecate,
depreciate, depress, derogate, desiccate, detract, detract from,
devalue, die away, die out, discredit, dismiss, disparage,
dispraise, dive, dock, downgrade, downplay, drain, draw in,
drift away, droop, drop, drop off, dry up, dull, dump, dump on,
dwindle, ease, ease matters, ease off, eat away, ebb, erode,
extenuate, extract, fade, fade away, fall, fall away, fall off,
file away, flag, foment, give relief, gloss over, go, go away,
go in, hedge, hedge about, humiliate, ignore, impair,
keep within bounds, languish, lay, leach, leaven, lenify, lessen,
let up, lighten, limit, lop, lower, lull, make allowance for,
melt away, mince, minify, minimize, mitigate, moderate, modify,
modulate, mollify, move away, move off, narrow, numb, obtund, pad,
palliate, pare, peter out, pine, play down, plummet, plunge,
poultice, pour balm into, pour oil on, prune, pull away, purify,
put down, qualify, recede, reduce, reduce the temperature, refine,
regulate by, reject, relieve, remove, restrain, restrict, retire,
retreat, retrench, retrocede, roll back, rub away, run low, sag,
salve, scale down, sear, season, set conditions, set down,
set limits, shorten, shrink, shrivel, simplify, sink, slacken,
slake, slow down, slur over, smother, snape, sober, sober down,
soft-pedal, soften, soothe, stand off, step down, stifle, straiten,
stupe, subduct, subdue, subside, subtract, suppress, tail off,
take away, take down, take from, tame, taper, taper off, temper,
thin, thin out, tone down, trip up, truncate, tune down, underplay,
varnish, vitiate, wane, waste, waste away, weaken, wear, wear away,
weed, whitewash, widen the distance, wilt, wind down, withdraw,
wither, wizen, write off

請選擇你想看的字典辭典:
單詞字典翻譯
diminish查看 diminish 在Google字典中的解釋Google英翻中〔查看〕
diminish查看 diminish 在Yahoo字典中的解釋Yahoo英翻中〔查看〕





安裝中文字典英文字典查詢工具!


中文字典英文字典工具:
選擇顏色:
輸入中英文單字

































































英文字典中文字典相關資料:





中文字典-英文字典  2005-2009

|中文認字識字與學習 |MD5加密,解密 |中文姓名英譯,姓名翻譯 |简体中文英文字典