Complete Definition of "attenuate"

English

Verb
en-verb|attenuat|ing

  1. transitive To reduce in size, force, value, amount, or degree
  2. transitive To weaken
  3. transitive To rarefy
  4. transitive To reduce the virulence of a bacteria or virus
  5. transitive electronics To reduce the amplitude of an electrical signal

Antonyms
amplify (electronics)

Derived terms
attenuation

Adjective
en-adj

  1. botany|of leaves Gradually tapering into a petiole-like extension toward the base.

Italian

Verb
attenuate

  1. form of|second-person|Second-person plural present tense|attenuare#Italian|attenuare|lang=Italian
  2. form of|Second-person plural imperative|attenuare#Italian|attenuare|lang=Italian
  3. form of|feminine|Feminine plural|attenuato

Category:Italian past participle forms
Category:Italian verb forms

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