Student Thesaurus

One entry found for diminish.
Entry Word: diminish
Function: verb
Text: 1 to express scornfully one's low opinion of <tends to diminish any rival's accomplishments with snide remarks> -- see DECRY 1
2 to make smaller in amount, volume, or extent <they vowed that their friendship would never be diminished by time> -- see DECREASE 1
3 to grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually <the sound of the train diminished as our distance from it increased> -- see DECREASE 2