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dampen meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of dampen at MeaningMonkey.org. dampen meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of dampen (verb)

  1. smother or suppress
  2. make moist
  3. deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
  4. reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)
  5. make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
  6. check; keep in check (a fire)
  7. lessen in force or effect
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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