Definitions for "Diminish"
Keywords:  lessen, dignity, minif, abase, belittle
To make smaller in any manner; to reduce in bulk or amount; to lessen; -- opposed to augment or increase.
To lessen the authority or dignity of; to put down; to degrade; to abase; to weaken.
To make smaller by a half step; to make (an interval) less than minor; as, a diminished seventh.
decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fall to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
Keywords:  subtract, take
To take away; to subtract.