Complete Definition of "dim"

English

Pronunciation
dĭm, /dɪm/, /<tt>dIm</tt>/

Etymology
Old English dimm

Adjective
en-adj|dimmer|dimmest

  1. not bright or colorful
  2. not smart or intelligent
  3. indistinct, hazy or unclear
  4. disapproving, unfavorable, rarely used outside the phrase "take a dim view of".

Translations
trans-top|not bright, not colourful
French: obscur, faible
German: dämmerig, schummrig
Greek: θαμÏÏÏ (thambós)
Hebrew: he-translation|×××|kehe
trans-mid
Italian: debole, fioco m, fioca f, oscuro m, oscura f
Russian: ÑÑÑклÑй (túsklyj)
Telugu: మసఠ(masaka)
trans-bottom

trans-top|indistinct
Italian: indistinto m, indistinta f
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|not smart
French: bête
German: dämlich
Italian: tonto m, tonta f
trans-mid
Russian: ÑÑпой (tupój)
trans-bottom

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ttbc|Chinese: ææç (hÅ«nâàn de)
ttbc|Dutch: schemerig, schemerige
ttbc|Japanese: èæã
mid
ttbc|Korean: í¬ë¯¸í (hwimihan)
ttbc|Portuguese: fraco, sombrio, vago, não ofuscante

Verb
en-verb|dims|dimming|dimmed

  1. transitive To make something less bright.
  2. intransitive To become darker.

Translations
trans-top|transitive
Italian: abbassare, affievolire, offuscare, annebbiare, annerire
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|intransitive
Italian: affievolirsi
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Anagrams
mid

Derived terms
dimly
dimmer

Category:English ergative verbs


Croatian

Noun
hr-noun|g=m|dimovi

  1. smoke

Declension
hr-decl-noun
|dim|dimovi
|dima|dimova
|dimu|dimovima
|dim|dimove
|dime|dimovi
|dimu|dimovima
|dimom|dimovima


Indonesian

Etymology
From w:Dutch language|Dutch duim

Noun
infl|noun|lang=id

  1. thumb

Category:Indonesian nouns


Welsh

Adjective
dim

  1. any
  2. no, not, none

Noun
dim m

  1. anything
  2. nothing, none, nil

Category:Welsh adjectives

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hu:dim
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ru:dim
sl:dim
fi:dim
ta:dim
te:dim
vi:dim
tr:dim
vo:dim
zh:dim

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