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Verbs (7)

cut back, curb, curtail, restrict
v. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
cut short, curtail, clip
v. terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"

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Fuzzynyms (35)

fall, lessen, diminish, decrease
v. decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
restrict, qualify
v. make more specific; "qualify these remarks"
moderate, curb, check, contain, hold, control, hold in
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
foreshorten
v. shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
cease, terminate, finish, stop, end
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
cut
v. shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my hair"
cut
v. shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my hair"
minify, lessen, decrease
v. make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
minify, lessen, decrease
v. make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
belittle, diminish
v. lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues"
break
v. interrupt the flow of current in; "break a circuit"
summarise, sum up, resume, summarize
v. give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
ground
v. confine or restrict to the ground; "After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot"

Synonyms (2)

rationalise, rationalize
v. remove irrational quantities from; "This function can be rationalized"

Antonyms (2)

increase
v. make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
lengthen
v. make longer; "Lengthen this skirt, please"

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