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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋlєsN 〕


〔 ˊlesn 〕

Overview of verb lessen

The verb lessen has 3 senses

  • decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper")

  • decrease, lessen, minify -- (make smaller; "He decreased his staff")

  • subside, lessen -- (wear off or die down; "The pain subsided")