Definition Of diminish

verb

make or become less.

a tax whose purpose is to diminish spending

Example Of diminish

  • a tax whose purpose is to diminish spending

  • As the region matures, they face the law of diminishing returns where it costs an increasing amount to get less out of the ground.

  • Asked whether another poor deal would mean further controversial hikes in parking charges, he said the council recognised all charges were affected by the law of diminishing returns .

  • At Lynn the right of any member of the community to attend at least the more important assemblies was not diminished by the constitutional compromise of 1420.

  • But it is crucial it does not inadvertently cause problems that diminish its value.


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