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Meaning of word dampen from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

dampen   verb

Meaning : Suppress or constrain so as to lessen in intensity.

Example : Stifle your curiosity.

Synonyms : stifle

Act as a stimulant.

The book stimulated her imagination.
This play stimulates.
excite, stimulate

Meaning : Make moist.

Example : The dew moistened the meadows.

Synonyms : moisten, wash

Meaning : Deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping.

Synonyms : damp, dull, muffle, mute, tone down

Meaning : Reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves).

Meaning : Make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible.

Example : Muffle the message.

Synonyms : damp, deaden

Meaning : Check. Keep in check (a fire).

Meaning : Lessen in force or effect.

Example : Soften a shock.
Break a fall.

Synonyms : break, damp, soften, weaken