Lessen - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 06/05/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Lessen.

5 letter answer(s) to lessen

ABATE
  1. become less in amount or intensity; "The storm abated"; "The rain let up after a few hours"
  2. make less active or intense

3 letter answer(s) to lessen

ABE

9 letter answer(s) to lessen

ALLEVIATE
  1. provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
  2. make easier; "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"

7 letter answer(s) to lessen

ASSUAGE
  1. provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
  2. satisfy (thirst); "The cold water quenched his thirst"
  3. soothe
DWINDLE
  1. become smaller or lose substance; "Her savings dwindled down"
  2. peter out

8 letter answer(s) to lessen

DECREASE
  1. the act of decreasing or reducing something
  2. the amount by which something decreases
  3. a change downward; "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales"
  4. a process of becoming smaller or shorter
  5. Diminish
  6. decrease in size, extent, or range;
  7. make smaller; "
DIMINISH
  1. Lessen
  2. Gradually recede
  3. decrease in size, extent, or range;
  4. lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues"
  5. Grow smaller

6 letter answer(s) to lessen

REDUCE
  1. make less complex; "reduce a problem to a single question"
  2. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"
  3. cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
  4. destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it
  5. reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site
  6. undergo meiosis; "The cells reduce"
  7. lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation; "She reduced her niece to a servant"
  8. take off weight
  9. simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another
  10. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"
  11. lessen and make more modest; "reduce one's standard of living"
  12. narrow or limit; "reduce the influx of foreigners"
  13. bring to humbler or weaker state or condition; "He reduced

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