Synonyms for dampen

Synonyms for (verb) dampen

Synonyms: wash, dampen, moisten

Definition: make moist

Usage: The dew moistened the meadows

Similar words: wet

Definition: cause to become wet

Usage: Wet your face


Synonyms: weaken, break, soften, damp, dampen

Definition: lessen in force or effect

Usage: soften a shock; break a fall

Similar words: deaden, blunt

Definition: make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation

Usage: Terror blunted her feelings; deaden a sound


Synonyms: dampen

Definition: check; keep in check (a fire)

Similar words: delay, retard, check

Definition: slow the growth or development of

Usage: The brain damage will retard the child's language development


Synonyms: damp, dampen, deaden

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

Usage: muffle the message

Similar words: weaken, break, soften, damp, dampen

Definition: lessen in force or effect

Usage: soften a shock; break a fall


Synonyms: dampen, stifle

Definition: smother or suppress

Usage: Stifle your curiosity

Similar words: inhibit, curb, conquer, stamp down, subdue, suppress

Definition: to put down by force or authority

Usage: suppress a nascent uprising; stamp down on littering; conquer one's desires


Synonyms: dampen

Definition: reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)

Similar words: weaken

Definition: lessen the strength of

Usage: The fever weakened his body


Synonyms: tone down, dull, damp, dampen, muffle, mute

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

Similar words: soften

Definition: make (images or sounds) soft or softer