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

2 senses of tone down

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
tone down, moderate, tame -- (make less strong or intense; soften; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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