What does dampen mean?

Definitions for dampenˈdæm pən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dampen.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stifle, dampen(verb)

    smother or suppress

    "Stifle your curiosity"

  2. moisten, wash, dampen(verb)

    make moist

    "The dew moistened the meadows"

  3. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down(verb)

    deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

  4. dampen(verb)

    reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)

  5. dampen, deaden, damp(verb)

    make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible

    "muffle the message"

  6. dampen(verb)

    check; keep in check (a fire)

  7. dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break(verb)

    lessen in force or effect

    "soften a shock"; "break a fall"


  1. dampen(Verb)

    To make damp or moist; to make slightly wet.

  2. dampen(Verb)

    To depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen.

  3. dampen(Verb)

    To become damp; to deaden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dampen(verb)

    to make damp or moist; to make slightly wet

  2. Dampen(verb)

    to depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen

  3. Dampen(verb)

    to become damp; to deaden

Anagrams for dampen »

  1. dampne

  2. madnep


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dampen in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dampen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of dampen

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Translations for dampen

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • угнетявам, навлажнявам се, навлажнявам, обезсърчавамBulgarian
  • reducir, humedecer, humectar, deprimirSpanish
  • déprécier, rabaisser, humecter, s'humecter, humidifier, s'humidifierFrench
  • humideskar, arozetarIdo
  • bedrukkenDutch
  • fukta, väta, dämpaSwedish

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