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

1 sense of thinning

Sense 1
cutting, thinning -- (the act of diluting something; "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine")
       => dilution -- (weakening (reducing the concentration) by the addition of water or a thinner)

Antonyms of verb thin

2 of 4 senses of thin

Sense 1
thin -- (lose thickness; become thin or thinner)
       Antonym of thicken (Sense 2)
      => thicken, inspissate -- (become thick or thicker; "The sauce thickened"; "The egg yolk will inspissate")

Sense 2
thin -- (make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution")
       Antonym of thicken (Sense 1)
      => thicken, inspissate -- (make thick or thicker; "Thicken the sauce"; "inspissate the tar so that it becomes pitch")

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

4 senses of thin

Sense 1
thin -- (lose thickness; become thin or thinner)
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

Sense 2
thin -- (make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution")
       => 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 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")

Sense 4
reduce, melt off, lose weight, slim, slenderize, thin, slim down -- (take off weight)
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

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