简明英汉词典

diminish
[di5miniF]
v.
(使)减少, (使)变小

美国传统词典[双解]

diminish
di.min.ish
AHD:[d1-m1n“1sh]
D.J.[di6mini.]
K.K.[d!6m!n!.]
v.(动词)
di.min.isheddi.min.ish.ingdi.min.ish.es
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To make smaller or less or to cause to appear so.
减少:使减少或使似变少

(2)

To detract from the authority, reputation, or prestige of.
减损(权势、声誉):使权势、声誉或地位降低

(3)

To cause to taper.
使成锥形

(4)

Music To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
【音乐】 把(音程)减半音:把(纯音程或小音程)减小半度
v.intr.(不及物动词)

(1)

To become smaller or less.See Synonyms at decrease
变小或减少参见 decrease

(2)

To taper.
逐渐变细

语源

(1)

Middle English diminishen
中古英语 diminishen

(2)

blend of diminuen [to lessen] from Old French diminuer from Latin doe variant of d?e d?- [de-] minuere [to lessen]
混合了 diminuen [减小] 源自 古法语 diminuer 源自 拉丁语 doe d?体 d?- [前缀,表“减少”] minuere [减弱]

(3)

minishen [to reduce] from Old French minuiser from Vulgar Latin *min?3re} from Latin min?a [smallness] from min?s [small] [from past participle of] minuere [to lessen] * see mei- 2
minishen [减少] 源自 古法语 minuiser 源自 俗拉丁语 *min?3re} 源自 拉丁语 min?a [变小] 源自 min?s [小的] [] 源自minuere的过去分词 [减少] *参见 mei- 2

继承用法

diminishable
adj.(形容词)

diminishment
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

diminish
[dI5mInIF]
vt., vi.
缩小;变小;减少
The dimensions of the difficulty for the hydraulic project have only recently been recognized.
这一项水利工程困难的程度只是到最近才被人们所认识。
His illness diminished his strength.
他的病削弱了他的体力。

现代英汉综合大辞典

diminish
[di5miniF]
vt.

(1)

使减少; 缩小

(2)

贬低

(3)

【建】使成尖顶

(4)

【音】减半音
diminish the cost of production
减小生产成本
He likes to diminish the skill of others.
他喜欢贬低别人的技术。

词性变化

diminish
[di5miniF]
vi.
变小、减小、缩小
His income diminished.
他的收入减少了。

继承用法

diminishable
[dI`mInIFEbl]
adj.

diminishingly
[dI`mInIFINlI]
adv.
逐渐减小地

diminishment
n.

参考词汇
decrease    

用法词典

diminish
来自拉丁语 deminuere
英文相关词典

diminish
curtail    cut    decrease    lessen    reduce    increase    raise    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

diminish
减少

美国传统词典

diminish
di.min.ish
AHD:[d1-m1n“1sh]
D.J.[di6mini.]
K.K.[d!6m!n!.]
v.
di.min.ished, di.min.ish.ing, di.min.ish.es
v.tr.

(1)

To make smaller or less or to cause to appear so.

(2)

To detract from the authority, reputation, or prestige of.

(3)

To cause to taper.

(4)

Music To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
v.intr.

(1)

To become smaller or less.See Synonyms at decrease

(2)

To taper.

语源

(1)

Middle English diminishen

(2)

blend of diminuen [to lessen] from Old French diminuer from Latin doe variant of d?e d?- [de-] minuere [to lessen]

(3)

minishen [to reduce] from Old French minuiser from Vulgar Latin *min?3re} from Latin min?a [smallness] from min?s [small] [from past participle of] minuere [to lessen] * see mei- 2

继承用法

diminishable
adj.

diminishment
n.

英汉电信大词典

diminish
n.减小

英汉法学大词典

diminish
v.减轻

英汉航海大词典

diminish
n.减少

英汉航空大词典

diminish
n.减少,缩小

英汉化学大词典

diminish
n.减少;vt.减少

英汉海运大词典

diminish
减少,缩小,减弱

基本词义

diminish
减少,缩小

英汉经贸大词典

diminish
n.减少

英汉计算机大词典

diminish
vt.减少

英汉机械大词典

diminish
n.减少,减小

英汉建筑大词典

diminish
vt.使成尖顶,减少,缩小

英汉农牧林大词典

diminish
n.减少,递减,缩小

英汉水利大词典

diminish
n.减少,减低,减弱

英汉中医大词典

diminish
n.减少,缩减,变小

英汉造纸大词典

diminish
n.减少,减小

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