diminish - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate diminish

diminish is hyphenated as di-min-ish

How to pronounce diminish

diminish is pronounced dɪ´mɪnɪʃ

Number of syllables in diminish

The number of syllables in diminish is 3

What part of speech in diminish?

diminish can be a transitive verb or a verb participle

How common in the word diminish?

diminish is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does diminish convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'diminish'

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Common collocations before 'diminish'

began, being, did, does, like, might, number, people, seem, though, watch, way, well, will, without

Words with similar spelling to diminish

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Synonyms of 'diminish'

abase, abash, abate, abbreviate, ablate, abrade, abridge, abuse, allay, alleviate, alter, anesthetize, appease, assuage, attemper, attenuate, bate, belittle, benumb, blunt, boil down, bring down, chasten, cheapen, circumscribe, clip, close, color, condense, condition, confine, constrain, constrict, consume, control, corrode, crop, crumble, crush, curtail, cushion, cut, cut down, damp, dampen, de-emphasize, deaden, debase, decline, decrease, deduct, deflate, degrade, deliquesce, demean, deprecate, depreciate, depress, derogate, desiccate, detract, devalue, die out, discredit, dismiss, disparage, dispraise, dive, dock, downgrade, drain, droop, drop, drop off, dull, dump, dwindle, ease, ebb, erode, extenuate, extract, fade, fall, fall away, fall off, flag, foment, go, hedge, humiliate, ignore, impair, languish, lay, leach, leaven, lessen, lighten, limit, lop, lower, lull, mince, minify, minimize, mitigate, moderate, modify, modulate, mollify, narrow, numb, obtund, pad, palliate, pare, pine, play down, plummet, plunge, poultice, prune, purify, put down, qualify, recede, reduce, refine, reject, relieve, remove, restrain, restrict, retire, retreat, retrench, retrocede, sag, salve, sear, season, set down, shorten, shrink, shrivel, simplify, sink, slacken, slake, smother, sober, soft-pedal, soften, soothe, step down, stifle, straiten, stupe, subduct, subdue, subside, subtract, suppress, tail off, take down, tame, taper, temper, thin, tone down, truncate, underplay, varnish, vitiate, wane, waste, weaken, wear, Weed, whitewash, wilt, withdraw, wither, wizen

Common Verb Collocations of diminish

add, allow, augment, be, begin, can, continue, destroy, disappear, do, enhance, enlarge, expect, find, go, have, increase, intend, make, may, mean, seem, show, take, tend, try, want, will, wish, use

Common Conjunction Collocations of diminish

and, but, either, neither, nor, or, Nor

Lists containing diminish

Synonyms of 'abase'
Synonyms of 'abash'
Synonyms of 'abate'
Synonyms of 'ablate'
Synonyms of 'abrade'
Synonyms of 'abridge'
Synonyms of 'adjust'
Synonyms of 'allay'
Synonyms of 'alleviate'
Synonyms of 'allow for'
Synonyms of 'alloy'
Synonyms of 'alter'
Synonyms of 'anesthetize'
Synonyms of 'appease'
Synonyms of 'assuage'
Synonyms of 'bate'
Synonyms of 'belittle'
Synonyms of 'benumb'
Synonyms of 'blunt'
Synonyms of 'bring'
Synonyms of 'chasten'
Synonyms of 'circumscribe'
Synonyms of 'clip'
Synonyms of 'collapse'
Synonyms of 'color'
Synonyms of 'condition'
Synonyms of 'confine'
Synonyms of 'constrain'
Synonyms of 'constrict'
Synonyms of 'consume'
Synonyms of 'control'
Synonyms of 'cool'
Synonyms of 'corrode'
Synonyms of 'crumble'
Synonyms of 'crush'
Synonyms of 'damp'
Synonyms of 'dampen'
Synonyms of 'deaden'
Synonyms of 'debase'
Synonyms of 'Decay'
Synonyms of 'decline'
Synonyms of 'decrease'
Synonyms of 'decry'
Synonyms of 'deduct'
Synonyms of 'deflate'
Synonyms of 'degrade'
Synonyms of 'demean'
Synonyms of 'deplete'
Synonyms of 'depreciate'
Synonyms of 'depress'
Synonyms of 'deride'
Synonyms of 'desiccate'
Synonyms of 'detract'
Synonyms of 'dilute'
Synonyms of 'discount'
Synonyms of 'discredit'
Synonyms of 'dismiss'
Synonyms of 'disparage'
Synonyms of 'dissipate'
Synonyms of 'dissolve'
Synonyms of 'dive'
Synonyms of 'downgrade'
Synonyms of 'drain'
Synonyms of 'droop'
Synonyms of 'drop'
Synonyms of 'dull'
Synonyms of 'dump'
Synonyms of 'dwarf'
Synonyms of 'dwindle'
Synonyms of 'ease'
Synonyms of 'ebb'
Synonyms of 'erode'
Synonyms of 'extenuate'
Synonyms of 'extract'
Synonyms of 'fade'
Synonyms of 'fail'
Synonyms of 'fall away'
Synonyms of 'fall'
Synonyms of 'flag'
Synonyms of 'foment'
Common Verb Collocations of absent
Common Verb Collocations of applies
Common Verb Collocations of apprehensive
Common Verb Collocations of abolished
Common Verb Collocations of augmented
Common Adjective Collocations of absent
Common Adjective Collocations of augmented
Common Verb Collocations of considerably
Common Verb Collocations of cramped
Common Verb Collocations of crunch
Common Adjective Collocations of comb
Common Verb Collocations of during
Common Verb Collocations of disappeared
Common Verb Collocations of disappear
Common Verb Collocations of disappearing
Common Verb Collocations of drizzle
Common Verb Collocations of disappears
Common Verb Collocations of diminishing
Common Verb Collocations of destroys
Common Verb Collocations of explains
Common Verb Collocations of enhanced
Common Verb Collocations of ensures
Common Verb Collocations of enlarge
Common Adjective Collocations of extracting
Common Verb Collocations of friction
Common Verb Collocations of fretting
Common Verb Collocations of gradually
Common Verb Collocations of greatly
Common Verb Collocations of girth
Common Adjective Collocations of gag
Common Verb Collocations of helps
Common Verb Collocations of heightened
Common Verb Collocations of humiliated
Common Verb Collocations of headway
Common Adjective Collocations of hide
Common Verb Collocations of increased
Common Verb Collocations of intensity
Common Verb Collocations of increasing
Common Verb Collocations of increases
Common Verb Collocations of intensified
Common Verb Collocations of indomitable
Common Verb Collocations of jerks
Common Verb Collocations of juxtapositions
Common Verb Collocations of kingly
Common Verb Collocations of likelihood
Common Verb Collocations of lessened
Common Verb Collocations of lightened
Common Verb Collocations of lard
Common Verb Collocations of lessening
Common Verb Collocations of lustre
Common Verb Collocations of marriages
Common Verb Collocations of magnified
Common Verb Collocations of monotheism
Common Verb Collocations of marginal
Common Verb Collocations of mans
Common Verb Collocations of notably
Common Verb Collocations of noticeably
Common Verb Collocations of nowise
Common Verb Collocations of owing
Common Verb Collocations of obliterated
Common Verb Collocations of obscuring
Common Verb Collocations of operates
Common Verb Collocations of opulence
Common Verb Collocations of obscures
Common Verb Collocations of reaches
Common Verb Collocations of returns
Common Verb Collocations of rasping
Common Verb Collocations of reflexes
Common Adjective Collocations of reflexes
Common Verb Collocations of spilling
Common Verb Collocations of suppressed
Common Verb Collocations of speck
Common Adjective Collocations of seventh
Common Verb Collocations of tends
Common Verb Collocations of thereby
Common Verb Collocations of utility