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.
to become or to cause (something) to become less in size, importance, etc. : to lessen the authority or reputation of (someone or something) : to describe ...
Once the light has been dimmed, its role in lighting the room is
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v. di·min·ished, di·min·ish·ing, di·min·ish·es. v.tr. 1. a. To make smaller or less; reduce or lessen. See Synonyms at decrease. b. To detract from the authority, ...
1Make or become less: [ with object ] : the new law is expected to