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shrink /ʃrɪŋk/ verb (past tense shrank /ʃræŋk/, past participle shrunk /ʃrʌŋk/)
shrink noun [countable]

Irregular Forms: (shrank)(shrunk)(shrunken)

چوروک شدن ، منقبض شدن ، انقباض ، کاهش یافتن ، چروک شدن ، جمع شدن ، کوچک شدن ، عقب کشیدن ، اب رفتن (پارچه) ، شانه خالی کردن از ، علوم مهندسی: چوروک شدگی ، بازرگانی: اب رفتن

: shrink (to)

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- decrease, contract, diminish, dwindle, grow smaller, lessen, narrow, shorten
- recoil, cower, cringe, draw back, flinch, quail
Antonyms: swell
Contrasted words: amplify, expand
Related Idioms: shrink (or dwindle) down to nothing
Related Words: shrivel (up), wither, cower, cringe, crouch, huddle, slink, draw (back), recede, retire, retreat, withdraw, boggle, demur, scruple
English Thesaurus: doctor, GP, physician, quack, the medical profession, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. shrink1 /ʃrɪŋk/ verb (past tense shrank /ʃræŋk/, past participle shrunk /ʃrʌŋk/)
[Language: Old English; Origin: scrincan]

1. [intransitive and transitive] to become smaller, or to make something smaller, through the effects of heat or water:
I’m worried about washing that shirt in case it shrinks.pre-shrunk, shrunken

2. [intransitive and transitive] to become or to make something smaller in amount, size, or value Antonym : grow:
The city continued to shrink.
shrink to
The firm’s staff had shrunk to only four people.
Treatment can shrink a tumour.
We want to expand the business, not shrink it.

3. [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] to move back and away from something, especially because you are frightened:
She listened, shrinking under the blankets, to their shouts.
Meredith was scared of him and shrank back.
His anger was enough to make the others shrink away from him.
shrink from something phrasal verb
to avoid doing something difficult or unpleasant:
The leadership too often shrinks from hard decisions.
shrink from doing something
We will not shrink from making the necessary changes in policy.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. shrink2 noun [countable] informal
[Date: 1900-2000; Origin: head-shrinker 'psychiatrist' (1900-2000)]
a psychoanalyst or psychiatrist – used humorously

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. become smaller
ADV. dramatically | a little, slightly | further | fast, rapidly competing in a market that is shrinking fast
gradually, slowly | steadily
PREP. by Their profits shrank by 4% last year.
from, to Their share of the market has shrunk from 14% to 5%.
PHRASES shrink in size Households have been shrinking in size but increasing in number.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. move away
ADV. a little He shrank a little at the sight of the blood.
away, back
VERB + SHRINK try to
PREP. against He shrank back against the wall.
in She shrank back in terror.
into I shrank back into the shadows.
from She shrank from his touch.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: head shrinker

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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