Definitions for damp

Definitions for (noun) damp

Main entry: moistness, damp, dampness

Definition: a slight wetness

Definitions for (verb) damp

Main entry: weaken, break, soften, damp, dampen

Definition: lessen in force or effect

Usage: soften a shock; break a fall

Main entry: damp, dampen, deaden

Definition: make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible

Usage: muffle the message

Main entry: damp

Definition: restrain or discourage

Usage: the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere

Main entry: tone down, dull, damp, dampen, muffle, mute

Definition: deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

Definitions for (adj) damp

Main entry: moist, damp, dampish

Definition: slightly wet

Usage: clothes damp with perspiration; a moist breeze; eyes moist with tears

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