Synonyms for lessen

Below you can find synonyms for lessen, grouped by different word groups. If there are any antonyms for the word lessen in our database they are also shown alongside the synonyms.

Synonyms for lessen (verb)

Synonyms for lessen (verb)

Synonyms for lessen (verb)

Example sentences for lessen

Below you can find example sentences for the word lessen, meaning that the sentences below show you how to use the word lessen in a sentence. The sentences are collected from Wikipedia, at the end of each sentence is a link to the article from which the sentence stems.

  1. The Germans hoped that a more lenient cultural policy would lessen unrest and weaken the Polish Resistance.  
  2. Edward's abdication did not lessen her love for him, but she never wavered in her disapproval of his actions.  
  3. This means that its radiation, which initially has a high color temperature, will lessen and redden with time.  
  4. By then, he had emerged as a leader of the popular party, and the embarrassing situation did not lessen his influence.  
  5. They were going to lessen the commitment laws, you could basically get into an argument with somebody and be sent up there.  

More information about lessen

Other ways to learn more about the meaning of the word lessen is to search for certain keywords related to the word. For example one of these is to search for the spelling of the word lessen. Another thing to do is to search for the definition of the word lessen in order to learn more about the meaning. One last tip is to utilize antonyms (opposites) to lessen, in order to get more in-depth information.

Figures about lessen

Below you can find some technical information about the word lessen.

  • Number of characters: 6
  • Number of consonants: 4
  • Number of vowels: 2

What are synonyms and antonyms?

A synonym for a word is plain and simple another word that can be used to replace the original word, decrease is as an example a synonym to lessen. Keep in mind though that it might not always be so simple as to just replace a word using its synonym, one should always keep in mind the text's nuance. Antonyms on the other hand are opposite words, meaning words that are the complete opposite of the original word.

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