Sinonimi inglese britannico
(verbo ) 
Definition
to make sad and gloomy
The state of the country depresses me.
Sinonimi
sadden
The cruelty in the world saddens me incredibly.
, ,
distress
I did not want to frighten or distress her.
,
chill
There was a coldness in her voice which chilled him.
,
discourage
Don't let this setback discourage you.
,
grieve
It grieved me to see him in such distress.
,
daunt
Nothing evil could daunt them.
,
oppress
The atmosphere in the room oppressed her.
,
desolate
I was desolated by the news.
,
weigh down
,
cast down
,
bring tears to your eyes
,
make sad
,
dishearten
These conditions dishearten people and undermine their hope.
, ,
make your heart bleed
,
aggrieve
, ,
make despondent
,
cast a gloom upon
,
harsh someone's mellow or buzz (slang)
Contrari
(verbo ) 
The stronger currency depressed sales.
Sinonimi
lower
The new measures will lower the risk.
,
cut
The first priority is to cut costs.
,
reduce
Consumption is being reduced by 25 per cent.
, ,
diminish
Federalism is intended to diminish the power of the central state.
,
decrease
The medication is said to decrease the risk of heart attack.
, ,
slow down
,
impair
The bright sunshine was impairing my vision.
,
lessen
Keep immunisations up to date to lessen the risk of serious illness.
Contrari
(verbo ) 
Definition
to lower (prices)
A dearth of buyers has depressed prices.
Sinonimi
devalue
They attempted to devalue her work.
, ,
reduce
Companies should reduce prices today.
,
diminish
He never diminished her in front of other people.
,
depreciate
The demand for foreign currency depreciates the real value of local currencies.
,
cheapen
Love is a word cheapened by overuse.
,
devaluate
(verbo ) 
Definition
to push down
He depressed the pedal that lowered the chair.
Sinonimi
press down
,
push
He got into the lift and pushed the button for the second floor.
,
squeeze
He squeezed her arm reassuringly.
, ,
flatten
How do you put enough pressure on to the metal to flatten it?
,
compress
Poor posture can compress the body's organs.
,
push down
,
bear down on

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of cheapen
Definition
to lower the reputation of
Love is a word cheapened by overuse.
in the sense of chill
There was a coldness in her voice which chilled him.
in the sense of compress
Definition
to squeeze together
Poor posture can compress the body's organs.

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