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

3 senses of thin out

Sense 1
thin out -- (make sparse; "thin out the young plants")
       => reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down -- (cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits")

Sense 2
thin out -- (become sparser; "Towards the end of town, the houses thinned out")
       => 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 3
dilute, thin, thin out, reduce, cut -- (lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon")
       => weaken -- (lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body")

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