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English verb: flatten

1. flatten (change) make flat or flatter


SamplesFlatten a road.
Flatten your stomach with these exercises.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)form, shape


Narrower (hyponym)laminate, roll, roll out, splat, steamroll, steamroller

2. flatten (change) become flat or flatter


SamplesThe landscape flattened.


Synonymsflatten out


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change form, change shape, deform


Narrower (hyponym)press, splat

3. flatten (change) lower the pitch of (musical notes)


Synonymsdrop


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Domain categorymusic


Antonymssharpen









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