Thesaurus

dampening

verb
present participle of dampen

Synonyms & Antonyms of dampening

1 to make or become slightly or moderately wet
  • dampen a paper towel with water and use it to clean up the mess

Synonyms for dampening

Words Related to dampening

Near Antonyms for dampening

Antonyms for dampening

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About dampening

Thesaurus Entries Near dampening

dampened

dampening

dampens

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Dampening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dampening. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on dampening

Nglish: Translation of dampening for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of dampening for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!