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التي في فئةENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
معلومات عن الموضوع

English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈʃɹɪŋk/ * Rhymes: -ɪŋk

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɹɪŋk/
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋk

التي في فئةENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
معلومات عن الموضوع

English - Etymology

From Middle English _shrinken_, from Old English _scrincan_, from Proto-Germanic _*skrinkwaną_. Cognate with Dutch _schrinken_ (“to shrink”).

From Middle English shrinken, from Old English scrincan, from Proto-Germanic *skrinkwaną. Cognate with Dutch schrinken (to shrink).

التي في فئةENGLISH - VERB
معلومات عن الموضوع

English - Verb

SHRINK (_third-person singular simple present_ SHRINKS, _present participle_ SHRINKING, _simple past_ SHRANK _or_ SHRUNK, _past participle_ SHRUNK _or_ SHRUNKEN) * (transitive) To cause to become smaller. _The dryer SHRANK my sweater._ * (intransitive) To become smaller; to contract. _This garment will SHRINK when wet._ * Francis Bacon I have not found that water, by mixture of ashes, will SHRINK or draw into less room. * Dryden And SHRINK like parchment in consuming fire. * (intransitive) To cower or flinch. _Molly SHRANK away from the blows of the whip._ * (transitive) To draw back; to withdraw. * Milton The Libya Hammon SHRINKS his horn. * (intransitive, figuratively) To withdraw or retire, as from danger. * Alexander Pope What happier natures SHRINK at with affright, / The hard inhabitant contends is right. * Jowett (Thucyd.) They assisted us against the Thebans when you SHRANK from the task. SYNONYMS * (avoid an unwanted task): funk, shirk ANTONYMS * (to cause to become smaller): expand, grow, enlarge, stretch * (become smaller): expand, grow, enlarge, stretch TRANSLATIONS

shrink (third-person singular simple present shrinks, present participle shrinking, simple past shrank or shrunk, past participle shrunk or shrunken)

  1. (transitive) To cause to become smaller.
    The dryer shrank my sweater.
  2. (intransitive) To become smaller; to contract.
    This garment will shrink when wet.
  3. (intransitive) To cower or flinch.
    Molly shrank away from the blows of the whip.
  4. (transitive) To draw back; to withdraw.
  5. (intransitive, figuratively) To withdraw or retire, as from danger.

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التي في فئةENGLISH - NOUN
معلومات عن الموضوع

English - Noun

SHRINK (_plural_ SHRINKS) * shrinkage; contraction; recoil _Yet almost wish, with sudden SHRINK, / That I had less to praise._ — Leigh Hunt. * (slang, sometimes pejorative) A psychiatrist or therapist; a head-shrinker. _You need to see a SHRINK._ _My SHRINK said that he was an enabler, bad for me._ * 1994, Green Day, _Basket Case_ I went to a SHRINK, to analyze my dreams. He said it's lack of sex that's bringing my down. USAGE NOTES * The slang sense was originally pejorative, expressing a distrust of practitioners in the field. It is now not as belittling or trivializing. SYNONYMS * head-shrinker TRANSLATIONS

shrink (plural shrinks)

  1. shrinkage; contraction; recoil
    Yet almost wish, with sudden shrink, / That I had less to praise.Leigh Hunt.
  2. (slang, sometimes pejorative) A psychiatrist or therapist; a head-shrinker.
    You need to see a shrink.
    My shrink said that he was an enabler, bad for me.

Usage notes

Synonyms

  • head-shrinker

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