What Does Diminish Mean?

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The word diminish is defined as to decrease in size, extent or range, to make or become less. Diminish is also used to mean the act of lessening the authority, dignity, or reputation of (somebody or something).
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di·min·ish
[dih-min-ish]
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT)
1.
to make or cause to seem smaller, less, less important, etc.; lessen; reduce.
2.
Architecture to give (a column) a form tapering inward from bottom to top.
3.
Music. to make (an interval) smaller by a chromatic half step than the corresponding perfect or minor interval.
4.
to detract from the authority, honor, stature, or reputation of; disparage.
VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT)
5.
to lessen; decrease.
Source: Dictionary.com
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