diminish-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: reduce in size, value or importance

I don't want to diminish her achievements, but she did have a lot of help.
These memories will not be diminished by time.
What he did has seriously diminished him in many people's eyes.
We've seen our house diminish greatly in value over the last six months.

VerbNet: calibratable_cos-45.6-1,other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: Cause_change_of_scalar_position,Change_position_on_a_scale
PropBank: diminish.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2