His savings quickly shrank.
Your sweater will shrink if you wash it at too high a temperature.
The company's profits have shrunk from 5.5 million to 1.25 million.
The productivity improvements have shrunk our costs by 25 percent.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3, 4
Commentary: Includes: SHRINK BACK, SHRINK FROM
He shrank back in revulsion.
She does not shrink from tackling tough problems.
He shrank at the thought of making such a sacrifice.
The child shrank behind the sofa as his father shouted at him.
When she was younger she would shrink away from me whenever I spoke to her.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 5
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
Just listen to me and try not to shrink me.
That guidance councelor was gonna shrink us all!