Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (v) dim, dip (switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam)
- S: (v) dim (become dim or lusterless) "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"
- S: (v) dim (make dim or lusterless) "Time had dimmed the silver"
- S: (v) blind, dim (make dim by comparison or conceal)
- S: (v) blur, dim, slur (become vague or indistinct) "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
- S: (adj) dim, subdued (lacking in light; not bright or harsh) "a dim light beside the bed"; "subdued lights and soft music"
- S: (adj) dim, faint, shadowy, vague, wispy (lacking clarity or distinctness) "a dim figure in the distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood"
- S: (adj) dimmed, dim (made dim or less bright) "the dimmed houselights brought a hush of anticipation"; "dimmed headlights"; "we like dimmed lights when we have dinner"
- S: (adj) black, bleak, dim (offering little or no hope) "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things"
- S: (adj) dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow (slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity) "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"