diminish

suomi-englanti sanakirja

diminish englannista suomeksi

  1. vähätellä

  2. pienentyä

  1. Verbi

  2. pienentää

  3. pienentyä

  4. kaventua

diminish englanniksi

  1. To make smaller.

  2. {{quote-journal|en|date=2012-12-14

  3. To become less or smaller.

  4. (quote-journal)

  5. To lessen the authority or dignity of; to down; to degrade; to abase; to weaken; to nerf (''in gaming'').

  6. (RQ:KJV)

  7. 1639, (w) (translator), ''(w)'' by (w), London, Book 2, “Of their journying or travelling abroad,” p. 197,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A07711.0001.001

  8. (..) this doth nothing diminish their opinion.
  9. 1674, (w), ''(w)'', Book 4, lines 32-35,https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Paradise_Lost_(1674)/Book_IV

  10. O thou, that, with surpassing glory crowned,
    Lookest from thy sole dominion like the God
    Of this new world; at whose sight all the stars
    Hide their diminished heads; to thee I call,
  11. 1961, (w), ''(w)'', London: André Deutsch, Chapter 3,

  12. In Seth’s presence Mr Biswas felt diminished. Everything about Seth was overpowering: his calm manner, his smooth grey hair, his ivory holder, his hard swollen forearms (..)
  13. To taper.

  14. 1853, (w), ''(w)'', London: J.M. Dent, 1904, Chapter 8, p. 120,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/394/394-h/394-h.htm

  15. The chair and table legs diminished as they neared the ground, and were straight and square in all their corners.
  16. To disappear gradually.

  17. 1948, (w), ''(w)'', Penguin, 1971, Part Two, Chapter 2, 1, p. 77,https://archive.org/details/heartofmatter00gree_1

  18. ‘Good evening, good evening,’ Father Rank called. His stride lengthened and he caught a foot in his soutane and stumbled as he went by. ‘A storm’s coming up,’ he said. ‘Got to hurry,’ and his ‘ho, ho, ho’ diminished mournfully along the railway track, bringing no comfort to anyone.
  19. To away; to subtract.