Definitions for dampen

Definitions for (verb) dampen

Main entry: wash, dampen, moisten

Definition: make moist

Usage: The dew moistened the meadows

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

Definition: lessen in force or effect

Usage: soften a shock; break a fall

Main entry: dampen

Definition: check; keep in check (a fire)

Main entry: damp, dampen, deaden

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

Usage: muffle the message

Main entry: dampen, stifle

Definition: smother or suppress

Usage: Stifle your curiosity

Main entry: dampen

Definition: reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)

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

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

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