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English verb: thin out

1. thin out (change) make sparse


SamplesThin out the young plants.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bring down, cut, cut back, cut down, reduce, trim, trim back, trim down


Narrower (hyponym)clip, crop, cut back, dress, lop, prune, snip, trim

2. thin out (change) become sparser


SamplesTowards the end of town, the houses thinned out.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)decrease, diminish, fall, lessen

3. thin out (change) lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture


SamplesCut bourbon.


Synonymscut, dilute, reduce, thin


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)weaken


Narrower (hyponym)water down









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