Meaning of THIN in English



Function: verb

1 to make thin or thinner FF1C; a once powerful frame thinned by privation FF1E;

Synonyms: attenuate, extenuate, wiredraw

Related Words: diminish, reduce; weaken

Contrasted Words: broaden, enlarge; strengthen

Antonyms: thicken

2 to make or become less dense FF1C; the air thinned at high altitudes FF1E;

Synonyms: attenuate, rarefy

Antonyms: densify


Synonyms: DILUTE , cut, weaken

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.