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turn down
v. take a downward direction; "The economy finally turned down after a long boom"
turn down, pass up, decline, reject, refuse
v. refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality"

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subdue, subordinate
v. make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; "Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler"
temper, moderate, chasten
v. restrain
decline, worsen
v. grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened"
cheapen, degrade
v. lower the grade of something; reduce its worth
devalue, devaluate, undervalue, depreciate
v. lose in value; "The dollar depreciated again"
depreciate
v. lower the value of something; "The Fed depreciated the dollar once again"
rationalise, rationalize
v. remove irrational quantities from; "This function can be rationalized"
lour, lower
v. set lower; "lower a rating"; "lower expectations"
decline, refuse
v. show unwillingness towards; "he declined to join the group on a hike"
tone down, tame, moderate
v. make less strong or intense; soften; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
desist, refrain, abstain
v. choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"
abase, humble, chagrin, mortify, humiliate
v. cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
put down, take down, demean, disgrace, degrade
v. reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"
discount
v. give a reduction in price on; "I never discount these books-they sell like hot cakes"
misaddress, misdirect
v. put a wrong address on; "misdirect the letter"

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Antonyms (14)

increase
v. make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
have, receive
v. get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front"
have, take, accept
v. receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter"; "I won't have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present"
take on, take, admit, accept
v. admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"
take up, take over, borrow, adopt
v. take up and practice as one's own

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