Definition of diminish
From Old French diminuer.
- IPA: /dɪˈmɪnɪʃ/, SAMPA: /dI"mInIS/
diminish (third-person singular simple present diminishes, present participle diminishing, simple past and past participle diminished)
- (transitive) To make smaller.
- (intransitive) To become smaller.
- (intransitive) To taper.
- (intransitive) To disappear gradually.
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