Translation: from spanish

to diminish

  • 1 aminorar

    v.
    1 to reduce.
    2 to decrease, to diminish.
    Ricardo aminoró su paso Richard decreased his step.
    La tormenta aminoró al fin The storm decreased at last.
    3 to slow down.
    El auto aminoró The car slowed down.
    4 to have less.
    Me aminoró el dolor I have less pain.
    * * *
    1 to reduce, decrease
    \
    aminorar el paso to slow down
    * * *
    VT [+ precio] to cut, reduce; [+ velocidad] to reduce
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to reduce
    * * *
    = recede, slacken, wind + Nombre + down, remit.
    Ex. As you gain experience in practical classification this difficulty will recede.
    Ex. The trend direct supply of books to schools shows no sign of slackening.
    Ex. Not the least of the ironies of this venture is that going ahead with it is as full of hazard as winding it down abruptly.
    Ex. The fever was resolved and the skin lesions started to remit during the following 3 weeks.
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    * aminorar el paso = slow down, slow up.
    * aminorar la marcha = slow up.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to reduce
    * * *
    = recede, slacken, wind + Nombre + down, remit.

    Ex: As you gain experience in practical classification this difficulty will recede.

    Ex: The trend direct supply of books to schools shows no sign of slackening.
    Ex: Not the least of the ironies of this venture is that going ahead with it is as full of hazard as winding it down abruptly.
    Ex: The fever was resolved and the skin lesions started to remit during the following 3 weeks.
    * aminorar el paso = slow down, slow up.
    * aminorar la marcha = slow up.

    * * *
    aminorar [A1 ]
    vt
    to reduce
    * * *

    aminorar verbo transitivo to reduce
    aminorar la marcha, to slow down
    ' aminorar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    decelerate
    - slacken
    - slow
    * * *
    vt
    to reduce
    vi
    to decrease, to diminish
    * * *
    v/t reduce;
    * * *
    : to reduce, to lessen
    : to diminish

    Spanish-English dictionary > aminorar

  • 2 diminuir

    v.
    to diminish.

    Spanish-English dictionary > diminuir

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