diminish

[v] - lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of
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Diminish

Di·min'ish transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Diminished ; present participle & verbal noun Diminishing .] [ Prefix di- (= Latin dis- ) + minish : confer Latin diminuere , French diminuer...
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Diminish

Di·min'ish intransitive verb To become or appear less or smaller; to lessen; as, the apparent size of an object diminishes as we recede from it.
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diminish

1. To make smaller in any manner; to reduce in bulk or amount; to lessen; opposed to augment or increase. 'Not diminish, but rather increase, the debt.' (Barrow) ... 2. To lessen the authority or dignity of; to put down; to degrade; to abase; to weaken. 'This doth nothing diminish their opinion.' (Robynson (More's Utopia)) 'I will diminish them, th...
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diminish

verb lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; `don`t belittle your colleagues`
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Diminish

• (v. t.) To lessen the authority or dignity of; to put down; to degrade; to abase; to weaken. • (v. t.) To make smaller in any manner; to reduce in bulk or amount; to lessen; -- opposed to augment or increase. • (v. t.) To take away; to subtract. • (v. t.) To make smaller by a half step; to make (an interval) less than minor; a...
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diminish

diminish 1. To make something smaller or less important, or to become smaller or less important; to reduce in bulk or amount; to lessen; opposed to augment or increase. 2. To lessen the authority or dignity of; to put down; to degrade; to abase; to weaken. 3. To contract a perfect or minor musical interval by one semitone. 4. To take away; to su...
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Diminish

In music diminish means to make smaller by a half step or to make an interval less than minor; for example a diminished seventh.
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