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〔 ˋdæmpәn 〕


〔 ˊdæmpәn 〕

Overview of verb dampen

The verb dampen has 7 senses

  • stifle, dampen -- (smother or suppress; "Stifle your curiosity")

  • moisten, wash, dampen -- (make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows")

  • muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down -- (deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping)

  • dampen -- (reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves))

  • dampen, deaden, damp -- (make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message")

  • dampen -- (check; keep in check (a fire))

  • dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break -- (lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall")