make less strong or intense
"water down the mixture"
thin by adding water to
"They watered down the moonshine"
To dilute; to add water
To make weaker.
To simplify or oversimplify; to make easier; to make less difficult.
To make less restrictive; to make more lenient.
The numerical value of water down in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of water down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is an unflinching look at the issue. It's something you can't water down because that would be unfair to the story.
A key barometer of how angry the Chinese are will be how much and in what way they try to water down any U.N. resolution.
We designed the bill to move as much water down south to our farms and to our cities as possible without making any fundamental changes to the environmental law.
If you listen to what Mr. Abe has said so far...it appears he wants to water down the facts of the past somewhat, depending on the content, this could reap the mistrust of Asia and the world.
If they try to water down consumer protections that we put in place in the aftermath of the financial crisis, I will say no, and I'm confident that I'll be able to uphold vetoes of those types of provisions.
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