Dictionary Results for shrinking

1. shrinking - noun

· process or result of becoming less or smaller; "the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage"

Synonym(s): shrinkage

Hypernym(s): decrease, lessening, drop-off

2. shrinking - noun

· the act of becoming less

Hypernym(s): decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

3. shrink - verb

· wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled"

Synonym(s): shrivel, shrivel_up, wither

Hypernym(s): decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

4. shrink - verb

· draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"

Synonym(s): flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, wince, recoil, quail

Hypernym(s): move

5. shrink - verb

· reduce in size; reduce physically; "Hot water will shrink the sweater"; "Can you shrink this image?"

Synonym(s): reduce

Hypernym(s): decrease, lessen, minify

6. shrink - verb

· become smaller or draw together; "The fabric shrank"; "The balloon shrank"

Synonym(s): contract

Hypernym(s): decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

Antonym(s): stretch

7. shrink - verb

· decrease in size, range, or extent; "His earnings shrank"; "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"

Synonym(s): shrivel

Hypernym(s): decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

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