To become less in amount or intensity; SYN. let up, slack off, die away.
Law, end (a nuisance); Law, abandon (an action).
1. To cause to fall by or as if by shooting
2. To carry (a total) forward
1. To lessen the activity or force of.
2. To lower (prices or markets).
3. To lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; SYN. deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize.
1. To take down from a mount.
2. To alight from a horse; to descend or get off, as a rider from his horse.
to lower; to debase
1. To cause to drop or sink; SYN. depress.
2. To move something or somebody to a lower position; SYN. take down, let down, get down, bring down.
3. To set lower; SYN. lour.
1. To lessen
2. To make smaller; SYN. scale down.
3. To make less complex; SYN. simplify.
4. To narrow or limit; SYN. tighten.
5. To lower in grade or rank; force somebody into an unpleasant situation.
6. To cut down on; make a reduction in; SYN. cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down.
7. To bring to humbler or weaker state or condition
8. To simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another.
9. To take off weight; SYN. melt off, lose weight, slim, slenderize, thin, slim down.
10. To reposition back to its normal site, as of a broken bone, in surgery.
11. To undergo meiosis
12. To cook until very little liquid is left, as of sauces; SYN. boil down, concentrate.
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