French translation of 'tone down'
separable transitive verbtone
1. (= make less strong) [colour, flavour, sound] adoucir
2. (= make less forceful)
[criticism, speech] modérer ⧫ modérer le ton de
[article] modérer le ton de
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Somebody needed some plastic surgery to tone down their facial features.A TASTE OF REALITY
She was such a flamboyant personality that she'd have had an awful struggle trying to tone down her handwriting.SOMETHING IN THE WATER
Malone tried to tone down the pity in his voice: `I don't think he'll be back at all, Mrs Malloy.MURDER SONG
She checked her complexion, feathering in the edges of her eye make-up and dabbing her lips on a tissue to tone down the gloss.COMPULSION
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Translation of tone down from the Collins English to French Dictionary