Definition Of lessen


make or become less; diminish.

the years have lessened the gap in age between us

Example Of lessen

  • Also, some coaches are lessening the fall impact of injuries by scheduling spring practice earlier.

  • An unwavering sense of purpose, or destiny, motivates many impostors, and even exposure rarely lessens this desire.

  • As their powers wane and their visibility lessens , they are not forgotten.

  • Every time a battery is left to go completely flat it lessens its chances of taking full charge again, which is probably why the situation is getting worse.

  • In fact, being part of the Greek community lessens the influence of such vices on impressionable young people.

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