Synonyms and Antonyms of ratcheted (down)
- news stories about the kidnapping will ratchet down as the weeks go by
abated, declined, decreased, de-escalated, died (away or down or out), diminished, drained (away), dropped (off), dwindled, eased, ebbed, fell, fell away, lessened, let up, lowered, moderated, palled, phased down, receded, relented, remitted, shrank (or shrunk), subsided, tapered, tapered off, waned
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