Complete Definition of "lessen"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËlÉsÉn/
SAMPA|/'[email protected]/
AHD|lÄʹsÉn
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉsÉn|-ÉsÉn

Verb
en-verb

  1. To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
  2. To become less.

Translations
trans-top|to make less
Czech: zmenšit
Swedish: minska
trans-bottom

trans-top|to become less
Czech: zmenšit se
Swedish: minska
trans-bottom

Category:English ergative verbs


Dutch

Noun
lessen

  1. Plural form of les.

Verb
lessen

  1. Of a thirst: quench; slake.

Swedish
Adjective
lessen

#alternative spelling of ledsen

de:lessen
fa:lessen
fr:lessen
io:lessen
it:lessen
sv:lessen
te:lessen
vi:lessen
zh:lessen

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