Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun damp

1 sense of damp

Sense 1
damp, dampness, moistness -- (a slight wetness)
       => wetness -- (the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water); "he confirmed the wetness of the swimming trunks")

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

4 senses of damp

Sense 1
muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down -- (deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping)
       => soften -- (make (images or sounds) soft or softer)

Sense 2
damp -- (restrain or discourage; "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere")
       => control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate -- (lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger")

Sense 3
dampen, deaden, damp -- (make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message")
       => dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break -- (lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall")

Sense 4
dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break -- (lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall")
       => deaden, blunt -- (make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound")

Antonyms of adj damp

1 sense of damp

Sense 1
damp, dampish, moist -- (slightly wet; "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears")

INDIRECT (VIA wet) -> dry -- (free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry")

Similarity of adj damp

1 sense of damp

Sense 1
damp, dampish, moist -- (slightly wet; "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears")
       => wet (vs. dry) -- (covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather")

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