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Synonyms for dampdæmp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. damp, dampness, moistness(adj)

    a slight wetness

    Synonyms:
    dampness, damp, moistness

    Antonyms:
    dry

  2. damp, dampish, moist(verb)

    slightly wet

    "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"

    Synonyms:
    dampish, moist, damp

    Antonyms:
    dry

  3. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down(verb)

    deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

    Synonyms:
    muffle, wash, stifle, mute, pall, numb, moderate, moisten, weaken, benumb, repress, break, soften, tone down, dull, smother, blunt, deaden, damp, dampen, tame, strangle

    Antonyms:
    dry

  4. damp(verb)

    restrain or discourage

    "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"

    Synonyms:
    tone down, mute, weaken, dull, deaden, break, dampen, muffle, soften

    Antonyms:
    dry

  5. dampen, deaden, damp(verb)

    make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible

    "muffle the message"

    Synonyms:
    stifle, mute, weaken, dull, wash, deaden, muffle, blunt, dampen, girdle, tone down, break, damp, moisten, soften

    Antonyms:
    dry

  6. dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break(verb)

    lessen in force or effect

    "soften a shock"; "break a fall"

    Synonyms:
    crack, step down, break away, give way, soften, mince, reveal, give out, unwrap, conk out, part, wash, counteract, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, cushion, muffle, split, give away, damp, smash, dull, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, pause, divulge, buffer, let on, get around, interrupt, wear out, cave in, deaden, break-dance, check, break up, breach, break in, give, split up, subvert, better, burst, go bad, break off, tone down, disclose, bust, erupt, moisten, relent, recrudesce, undermine, stifle, break dance, go against, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, kick downstairs, de-escalate, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, develop, mute, expose, break, moderate, discontinue, intermit, countermine, yield, wear, sabotage

    Antonyms:
    dry

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. damp

    Synonyms:
    chill, deter, dissuade, drive away, repel, warn

    Antonyms:
    allure, attract, cajole, captivate, coax, decoy, draw, entice, inveigle, lure, seduce, tempt, win

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. damp(n.)

    Synonyms:
    moisture, vapor, fog, dampness

  2. damp(a.)

    Synonyms:
    moist, humid, dank, wet

  3. damp(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    moisten, dampen

  4. damp(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    check, repress, restrain, moderate, allay, abate

  5. damp(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    chill, deaden, depress, deject

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

wet, humid, moist, moisture, wetland, wet-type, humidity


Translations for damp

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • потиснатост, затихвам, влажност, задушавам, потиснат, униние, заглушавам, влажен, влага, унил, овлажнявам, рудничен газBulgarian
  • humitat, humitCatalan, Valencian
  • vlhkýCzech
  • fugtigDanish
  • ersticken, dämpfen, Feuchtigkeit, anfeuchten, befeuchten, feucht, abdampfenGerman
  • humedecer, húmedo, amortiguar, humedadSpanish
  • نمناکPersian
  • kosteus, vaimentaa, sammuttaa, kostuttaa, kaivoskaasu, kostea, tukahduttaaFinnish
  • mouiller, mouillé, humide, amortir, mouillée, humidité, moite, humidifierFrench
  • lembapIndonesian
  • humidaIdo
  • rakiIcelandic
  • smorzare, umidità, soffocare, inumidire, umido, bagnato, rallentare, grisùItalian
  • לחHebrew
  • 湿る, 湿っぽいJapanese
  • ნოტიოGeorgian
  • valgans, valgs, mitrs, miklsLatvian
  • whakanotiMāori
  • lembapMalay
  • klamDutch
  • wilgotnyPolish
  • úmido, umidade, amortecerPortuguese
  • umedRomanian
  • сырой, влажныйRussian
  • fuktighet, fukta, fuktig, dämpaSwedish
  • nem, rutubet, nemli, rutubetliTurkish
  • 潮湿Chinese

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