What does dampen mean?

Definitions for dampen
ˈdæm pəndamp·en

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stifle, dampenverb

    smother or suppress

    "Stifle your curiosity"

  2. moisten, wash, dampenverb

    make moist

    "The dew moistened the meadows"

  3. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone downverb

    deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

  4. dampenverb

    reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)

  5. dampen, deaden, dampverb

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

    "muffle the message"

  6. dampenverb

    check; keep in check (a fire)

  7. dampen, damp, soften, weaken, breakverb

    lessen in force or effect

    "soften a shock"; "break a fall"

Wiktionary

  1. dampenverb

    To make damp or moist; to make slightly wet.

  2. dampenverb

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

  3. dampenverb

    To become damp; to deaden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dampenverb

    to make damp or moist; to make slightly wet

  2. Dampenverb

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

  3. Dampenverb

    to become damp; to deaden

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  1. dampne

  2. madnep

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Numerology

  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

Examples of dampen in a Sentence

  1. Elena Duggar:

    Uncertainty will dampen business investment and trade flows.

  2. Liu Jingde:

    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.

  3. Roosh Valizadeh:

    If you take general patterns too seriously, and try to be attractive to every girl, you will dampen or eliminate a trait of yours that may be intensely attractive to one girl.

  4. Christian Schulz:

    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.

  5. Nobuyuki Nakahara:

    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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Translations for dampen

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  • 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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