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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)


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Domain categorymusic


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