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
The numerical value of dampen in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of dampen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The suspension will shut funds out of the markets and further dampen purchasing power.
Prolonged political bickering is detrimental to public administration and the international image of Hong Kong as a stable, law-abiding and efficient city. It may even dampen investors' confidence in Hong Kong.
But it's a reminder that Germany's growth at the moment is driven by consumption and not by the manufacturing backbone of the economy which at least at the beginning of year should somewhat dampen the growth outlook.
Investor sentiment was undoubtedly hurt by the margin trading news despite CSRC saying they did not intend to dampen the stock market, i expect the market to be quite volatile in the near term although over the longer term, it is still a bull market.
Oil prices are likely to keep falling due to slower Chinese growth and because the years of prices above $100 before the recent plunge were 'abnormal' historically, i would not be surprised if the price falls to as low as around $20... It is purely due to supply and demand. There is a ceiling for oil because high energy prices dampen economic growth.
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