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Definitions of shrink:

part of speech: adjective

Shrunken.

part of speech: noun

Act of shrinking: contraction: withdrawal or recoil.

part of speech: verb

To draw or be drawn into less size or bulk; to shrivel; to cause to contract; to contract spontaneously; to decline action; to recoil, as from fear or disgust.

part of speech: noun

A contraction; a withdrawal.

part of speech: noun

Contraction; withdrawing from fear or disgust.

part of speech: past tense

Shrank.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To contract: to wither: to occupy less space: to become wrinkled by contraction: to recoil, as from fear, disgust, etc.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To become smaller or shorter; to draw back from danger, etc..

part of speech: present participle

Shrinking.

part of speech: past participle

Shrunk, or, chiefly, as p.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cause to contract or grow smaller.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cause to shrink or contract:- pa. t. shrank, shrunk; pa. p. shrunk, shrunken.

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