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1. deaden

verb. ['ˈdɛdən'] make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible.

Synonyms

  • weaken
  • damp
  • dampen
  • break

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dead (English)
  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Deaden

  • armageddon
  • whedon
  • sneddon
  • snedden
  • yeadon
  • shedden
  • seddon
  • redden
  • peden
  • peaden
  • ledonne
  • ledden
  • leaden
  • hedden
  • headen

Sentences with deaden


1. Verb, base form
Undercoating is designed to deaden road noise and to make the interior quieter, not to protect from rust.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
There are higher-end pellet stove models that specialize in quiet furnaces that deaden the noise.

2. deaden

verb. ['ˈdɛdən'] become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active; lose life, force, or vigor.

Antonyms

  • enable

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dead (English)
  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. deaden

verb. ['ˈdɛdən'] lessen the momentum or velocity of.

Antonyms

  • destabilise

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dead (English)
  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. deaden

verb. ['ˈdɛdən'] make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation.

Synonyms

  • soften
  • alter
  • dampen
  • modify
  • change
  • weaken
  • damp
  • blunt
  • break
  • obtund

Antonyms

  • harden
  • stand
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dead (English)
  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. deaden

verb. ['ˈdɛdən'] make vapid or deprive of spirit.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • demilitarise
  • transitivize
  • decontaminate

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dead (English)
  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. deaden

verb. ['ˈdɛdən'] convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil.

Antonyms

  • sharpen

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dead (English)
  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. deaden

verb. ['ˈdɛdən'] cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients.

Synonyms

  • girdle

Antonyms

  • unstring
  • stabilize

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dead (English)
  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))
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