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English verb: water down

1. water down (change) make less strong or intense


SamplesWater down the mixture.


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


Broader (hypernym)cut, dilute, reduce, thin, thin out

2. water down (change) thin by adding water to


SamplesThey watered down the moonshine.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adulterate, debase, dilute, load, stretch









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