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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Old French _diminuer_.

From Old French diminuer.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /dɪˈmɪnɪʃ/

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈmɪnɪʃ/

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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DIMINISH (_third-person singular simple present_ DIMINISHES, _present participle_ DIMINISHING, _simple past and past participle_ DIMINISHED) * (transitive) To make smaller. * (intransitive) To become smaller. * To lessen the authority or dignity of; to put down; to degrade; to abase; to weaken. * Robynson (More's Utopia) This doth nothing DIMINISH their opinion. * Bible, Ezekiel xxix. 15 I will DIMINISH them, that they shall no more rule over the nations. * Milton O thou […] at whose sight all the stars / Hide their DIMINISHED heads. * (intransitive) To taper. * (intransitive) To disappear gradually. * To take away; to subtract. * Bible, Deuteronomy iv. 2 Neither shall ye DIMINISH aught from it. * (transitive, music) To reduce a perfect or minor interval by a semitone. DERIVED TERMS * law of diminishing returns TRANSLATIONS

diminish (third-person singular simple present diminishes, present participle diminishing, simple past and past participle diminished)

  1. (transitive) To make smaller.
  2. (intransitive) To become smaller.
  3. To lessen the authority or dignity of; to put down; to degrade; to abase; to weaken.
  4. (intransitive) To taper.
  5. (intransitive) To disappear gradually.
  6. To take away; to subtract.
  7. (transitive, music) To reduce a perfect or minor interval by a semitone.

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