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Overview of verb diminish

The verb diminish has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (10) decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

(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")

2. (2) diminish, belittle

(lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues")

Overview of adj diminishing

The adj diminishing has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) diminishing

(becoming smaller or less or appearing to do so; "diminishing returns"; "his diminishing respect for her") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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