English translation of घटाना
घटानाPowered by COBUILD /ghatana/
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/ghatana, ghatAnA, ghataanaa, ghatānā, ghtana, ghtAnA, ghtaanaa, ghtānā, ghaTana, ghaTAnA, ghaTaanaa, ghaTānā, ghTana, ghTAnA, ghTaanaa, ghTānā, ghaṭana, ghaṭAnA, ghaṭaanaa, ghaṭānā, ghṭana, ghṭAnA, ghṭaanaa, ghṭānā/
1. alleviate transitive verb
If you alleviate pain, suffering, or an unpleasant condition, you make it less intense or severe. ⇒ ...the problem of alleviating mass poverty.
2. detract intransitive verb
If one thing detracts from another, it makes it seem less good or less impressive. ⇒ Even Sarah's rude comments could not detract from the excitement Meg felt.
3. ease transitive or intransitive verb
If something eases, or if it eases off, it is reduced in degree, speed, or intensity. ⇒ I gave him some paracetamol to ease the pain. ⇒ The pressure has eased off. ⇒ At last the rain eased up.
4. lessen transitive or intransitive verb
If something lessens, or if you lessen it, it becomes smaller in amount, degree, or importance. ⇒ Changes to their diet would lessen the risk of heart disease.
5. lose transitive verb
You say you lose something when you have less of it. ⇒ She lost a lot of blood. ⇒ The best way to lose weight is to exercise. ⇒ The company was losing money.
6. lower transitive verb
To lower an amount, value, or quality means to make it less. ⇒ The Central Bank has lowered interest rates.
7. narrow transitive or intransitive verb
If something narrows, or if you narrow it, its extent, range, or scope becomes smaller. ⇒ The EU and America narrowed their political differences.
8. narrow phrasal verb
If you narrow down a range of things, you reduce the number of things included in it. ⇒ I've narrowed the list down to twenty-three.
9. pare transitive verb, phrasal verb
If you pare something down or back, or if you pare it, you reduce it. ⇒ Management costs have been pared down.
10. push transitive verb
To push a value or amount up or down means to cause it to increase or decrease. ⇒ The 1980s boom pushed house prices up in many areas.
11. reduce transitive verb
If you reduce something, you make it smaller. ⇒ It reduces the risks of heart disease.
12. subtract transitive verb
If you subtract one number from another, you take the first number away from the second.
13. undermine transitive verb
To undermine someone or something means to make them less certain or less secure. ⇒ He felt that she was trying to undermine his authority.
14. whittle phrasal verb
To whittle something away or to whittle it down means to make it smaller or less effective. ⇒ He had whittled eight applicants down to two.
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Translation of घटाना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary