HyperDic: flatten

English > 3 senses of the word flatten:
VERBchangeflattenmake flat or flatter
changeflatten, flatten outbecome flat or flatter
changeflatten, droplower the pitch of (musical notes)
flatten > pronunciation
Soundsflae'tahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > flatten: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake flat or flatter.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "flatten a road"
  • "flatten your stomach with these exercises"
NarrowerlaminatePress or beat (metals) into thin sheets
roll out, rollflatten or spread with a roller
splatSplit open and flatten for cooking
steamroll, steamrollermake level or flat with a steamroller
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to
Spanishachatar, allanar, aplanar, nivelar
Catalanaixafar, allisar, anivellar, aplanar, esplanar, planejar
English > flatten: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome flat or flatter.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The landscape flattened"
Synonymflatten out
Narrowerpressplace between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure
splatflatten on impact
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
Spanishallanar
Catalananivellar-se, aplanar-se, esplanar, rasar-se
English > flatten: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaninglower the pitch of (musical notes) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymdrop
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
OppositesharpenRaise the pitch of (musical notes)
Spanishbajar, engravecer
Catalanabaixar el to, fer greu

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