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dampen

synonym (synonym of dampen)

  • (verb.change)
    smother or suppress (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make moist (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    lessen in force or effect (verb.change)
     

antonym (antonym of dampen)

hypernym (dampen IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • check; keep in check (a fire) (verb.change)
    slow the growth or development of (verb.change)
     
  • deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping (verb.perception)
    make (images or sounds) soft or softer (verb.perception)
     
  • lessen in force or effect (verb.change)
    make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation (verb.change)
     
  • make moist (verb.change)
    cause to become wet (verb.change)
     
  • make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible (verb.change)
    lessen in force or effect (verb.change)
     
  • reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves) (verb.change)
    lessen the strength of (verb.change)
     
  • smother or suppress (verb.change)
    to put down by force or authority (verb.change)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF dampen relation)

  • lessen in force or effect (verb.change)
    make soundproof (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible (verb.change)
     
  • make moist (verb.change)
    make (more) humid (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    cover with liquid before cooking (verb.change)
     
  • smother or suppress (verb.change)
    suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of (verb.change)
     

derivation (.... is derived from dampen)

  • deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping (verb.perception)
    a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise (noun.artifact)
     
  • lessen in force or effect (verb.change)
    a movable iron plate that regulates the draft in a stove or chimney or furnace (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.object)
    that which weakens or causes a loss of strength (noun.object)
     
  • make moist (verb.change)
    the act of making something slightly wet (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a device that dampens or moistens something (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.state)
    wetness caused by water (noun.state)
     
  • make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible (verb.change)
    a device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations (noun.artifact)
     
  • smother or suppress (verb.change)
    a person who stifles or smothers or suppresses (noun.person)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation stifle moisten damp dull deaden break excite stimulate wet blunt check delay break damp humidify moisturise baste deafen damp choke dampening moistening dampener moistener moisture wet

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