Definitions for dampenˈdæm pən
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word dampen
smother or suppress
"Stifle your curiosity"
moisten, wash, dampen(verb)
"The dew moistened the meadows"
muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down(verb)
deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)
dampen, deaden, damp(verb)
make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
"muffle the message"
check; keep in check (a fire)
dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break(verb)
lessen in force or effect
"soften a shock"; "break a fall"
To make damp or moist; to make slightly wet.
To depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen.
To become damp; to deaden.
to make damp or moist; to make slightly wet
to depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen
to become damp; to deaden
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We ask for people not to be over-sensitive so as not to dampen economic activities.
The suspension will shut funds out of the markets and further dampen purchasing power.
It's a universal issue, how do we control these prices and at the same time not dampen incentives to innovate?
The big picture is that policy makers are doing everything they can do to dampen expectations that the yuan will depreciate much.
The DAX, an export-driven index, is seeing this euro rally feeding straight through into concerns that it will dampen the export ability of the companies.
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