Definition for DIM

DIM, v.t.

  1. To cloud; to impair the powers of vision; as, to dim the eyes.
  2. To obscure; as, to dim the sight; to dim the prospect.
  3. To render dull the powers of conception.
  4. To make less bright; to obscure. Each passion dimmed his face. – Milton.
  5. To render less bright; to tarnish or sully; as to dim gold.

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