Synonyms for tone down

Synonyms for (verb) tone down

Synonyms: tame, tone down, moderate

Definition: make less strong or intense; soften

Usage: Tone down that aggressive letter; The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


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