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lessen meaning

EN[ˈlɛsən]
  • VerbSGlessensPRlesseningPT, PPlessened
    1. VT To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
      1. VI To become less.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • But with multis, and other mana sources, you can lessen the odds of a color screw.
          • Bubble machines sparge water for platform diving competitions to lessen the impact.

      Meaning of lessen for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "lessen" is a verb, more specifically, an ergative verb, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Verbs
          • Ergative verbs
            • Intransitive verbs
              • Transitive verbs
            Difficultness: Level 3
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            Definiteness: Level 7
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            Definite    ➨     Versatile
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