lessens, 3rd person singular present; lessened, past tense; lessened, past participle; lessening, present participle;
Make or become less; diminish
the years have lessened the gap in age between us
the warmth of the afternoon lessened
decrease: decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
decrease: make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
subside: wear off or die down; "The pain subsided"
(lessened) diminished: impaired by diminution
(lessened) decreased in severity; made less harsh
(lessening) decrease: a change downward; "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales"
Lessines (Dutch: Lessen) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006 Lessines had a total population of 17,848. The total area is 72.29 km² which gives a population density of 247 inhabitants per km². ...
To make less; to diminish; to reduce; To become less
Having been lessened
(verb) "to decrease": Your bravery will lessen our fear.