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

1 sense of shrink

Sense 1
psychiatrist, head-shrinker, shrink -- (a physician who specializes in psychiatry)
       => specialist, medical specialist -- (practices one branch of medicine)

Antonyms of verb shrink

1 of 5 senses of shrink

Sense 4
shrink, contract -- (become smaller or draw together; "The fabric shrank"; "The balloon shrank")
       Antonym of stretch (Sense 4)
      => stretch -- (become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches")

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

5 senses of shrink

Sense 1
shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, wither -- (wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled")
       => decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper")

Sense 2
flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail -- (draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 3
shrink, reduce -- (reduce in size; reduce physically; "Hot water will shrink the sweater"; "Can you shrink this image?")
       => decrease, lessen, minify -- (make smaller; "He decreased his staff")

Sense 4
shrink, contract -- (become smaller or draw together; "The fabric shrank"; "The balloon shrank")
       => decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper")

Sense 5
shrink, shrivel -- (decrease in size, range, or extent; "His earnings shrank"; "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me")
       => decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper")

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