Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb attenuate

2 senses of attenuate

Sense 1
rarefy, attenuate -- (weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance))
       => weaken -- (lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body")

Sense 2
attenuate -- (become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude)
       => weaken -- (become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days")

Antonyms of adj attenuate

1 sense of attenuate

Sense 1
attenuate, attenuated, faded, weakened -- (reduced in strength; "the faded tones of an old recording")

INDIRECT (VIA decreased) -> increased -- (made greater in size or amount or degree)

Similarity of adj attenuate

1 sense of attenuate

Sense 1
attenuate, attenuated, faded, weakened -- (reduced in strength; "the faded tones of an old recording")
       => decreased (vs. increased), reduced -- (made less in size or amount or degree)

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