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Synonyms for DIMdɪm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dim, subdued(adj)

    lacking in light; not bright or harsh

    dull, low-key, hushed, dumb, dense, dim, muted, soft, dimmed, black, quiet, vague, subdued, low-keyed, faint, wispy, obtuse, shadowy, bleak, slow

    light, smart, distinct, hopeful

  2. dim, faint, shadowy, vague, wispy(adj)

    lacking clarity or distinctness

    weak, shady, dull, dim, wraithlike, dumb, shadowed, dense, faint-hearted, timid, undefined, swooning, dimmed, black, umbrageous, vague, fainthearted, subdued, feeble, faint, lightheaded, obscure, wispy, obtuse, light, shadowy, light-headed, wisplike, bleak, slow

    distinct, hopeful, smart, light

  3. dimmed, dim(adj)

    made dim or less bright

    faint, dull, obtuse, shadowy, dense, slow, dim, vague, dumb, dimmed, wispy, black, bleak, subdued

    hopeful, light, distinct, smart

  4. black, bleak, dim(adj)

    offering little or no hope

    blackened, cutting, fatal, subdued, bootleg, faint, disgraceful, slow, calamitous, dumb, dark, dense, bare, raw, black, fateful, wispy, smuggled, inglorious, desolate, dim, pitch-dark, pitch-black, grim, mordant, stark, dull, contraband, dimmed, shameful, disastrous, smutty, shadowy, barren, ignominious, vague, bleak, black-market, opprobrious, obtuse, sinister

    hopeful, distinct, smart, light

  5. dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow(verb)

    slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity

    vague, ho-hum, muted, sluggish, subdued, deadening, faint, mute, slow, thudding, boring, dumb, dense, irksome, black, silent, wispy, heavy, dim, purblind, muffled, tedious, impenetrable, dull, dimmed, speechless, shadowy, tiresome, softened, bleak, thick, wearisome, obtuse, leaden

    light, distinct, smart, hopeful

  6. dim, dip(verb)

    switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam

    plunge, blur, douse, souse, dip, slur, duck, dim, sink, blind, dunk

    light, smart, hopeful, distinct

  7. dim(verb)

    become dim or lusterless

    slur, blind, blur, dip

    light, distinct, smart, hopeful

  8. dim(verb)

    make dim or lusterless

    slur, blind, blur, dip

    hopeful, distinct, smart, light

  9. blind, dim(verb)

    make dim by comparison or conceal

    slur, blind, blur, dim, dip

    distinct, smart, light, hopeful

  10. blur, dim, slur(verb)

    become vague or indistinct

    smear, glaze over, smudge, slur, blur, blear, dip, dim, obnubilate, obscure, blind, confuse, film over, smutch

    light, distinct, smart, hopeful

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dim

    Strictly, that which is black is absolutely destitute of color; that which is dark is absolutely destitute of light. In common speech, however, a coat is black, tho not optically colorless; the night is dark, tho the stars shine. That is obscure, shadowy, or shady from which the light is more or less cut off. Dusky is applied to objects which appear as if viewed in fading light; the word is often used, as are swart and swarthy, of the human skin when quite dark, or even verging toward black. Dim refers to imperfection of outline, from distance, darkness, mist, etc., or from some defect of vision. Opaque objects, as smoked glass, are impervious to light. Murky is said of that which is at once dark, obscure, and gloomy; as, a murky den; a murky sky. Figuratively, dark is emblematic of sadness, agreeing with somber, dismal, gloomy, also of moral evil; as, a dark deed. Of intellectual matters, dark is now rarely used in the old sense of a dark saying, etc. See MYSTERIOUS; OBSCURE.

    Compare synonyms for LIGHT.

    black, dark, dismal, dusky, gloomy, murky, mysterious, obscure, opaque, sable, shadowy, shady, somber, swart, swarthy

    bright, brilliant, clear, crystalline, dazzling, gleaming, glowing, illumined, light, lucid, luminous, radiant, shining, transparent, white

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dim(a.)

    dusky, dark, obscure, shadowy, cloudy, not luminous

  2. dim(a.)

    dull, obtuse, slow to see

  3. dim(a.)

    darkened, obscured, clouded, faint, confused, shorn of its beams

  4. dim(v. a.)

    darken, obscure, cloud

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

imgs, img, bleak, sun, dimming, lol, blacked-out, gloomy, attenuate, attenuation, dimmer, dark, dimension

Translations for DIM

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • خافتArabic
  • неясен, замъглен, помътнявам, мътен, потъмнявамBulgarian
  • mdlý, tmavýCzech
  • dämmerig, schummrig, dämlichGerman
  • σκοτεινός, θολός, θαμπώνω, θαμπός, δυσδιάκριτος, αμυδρός, κουτός, θολώνωGreek
  • tenue, tontoSpanish
  • himmeäFinnish
  • tamisé, bête, indistinct, flou, ternir, faibleFrench
  • כההHebrew
  • homályos, opálos, elmosódott, színtelen, ködbe vesző, fénytelenHungarian
  • debole, abbassare, annerire, oscura, affievolire, affievolirsi, indistinto, fioca, annebbiare, indistinta, tonta, fioco, offuscare, oscuro, tontoItalian
  • ほの暗い, 薄暗いJapanese
  • blāvsLatvian
  • afblinden, donker, vaag, verduisteren, mat, schemerig, dimmen, schemerachtig, domDutch
  • dimt, dim, dimmeNorwegian
  • indistinto, ofuscar, sombrio, burro, opaco, obtuso, escurecer, FracoPortuguese
  • vag, ternRomanian
  • смутный, тускнеть, затемнять, неясный, тупой, тусклыйRussian
  • మసకTelugu

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