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Definition 1: a plant or animal that is atypically small - [noun denoting tops]

(dwarf is a kind of ...) a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

Definition 2: a person who is markedly small - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for dwarf in the sense of this definition

(dwarf is a kind of ...) a person of below average size

(... is a kind of dwarf ) a dwarf whose condition is caused by a deficiency of growth hormones, rather than by genetic factors (as in the case of the achondroplastic dwarf)

(... is a kind of dwarf ) an achondroplastic dwarf whose small size is the result of a genetic defect; body parts and mental and sexual development are normal

Definition 3: a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for dwarf in the sense of this definition

(dwarf is a kind of ...) a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers

(... is a kind of dwarf ) (German mythology) any of the group of dwarfs who possessed a treasure hoard that was stolen by Siegfried

(... is a kind of dwarf ) (Norse mythology) a dwarf who possessed a treasure that was stolen by Loki

Samples where dwarf or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the lack of sunlight dwarfed these pines

(dwarf is a kind of ...) check the growth or development of

"You will stunt your growth by building all these muscles"

Definition 5: make appear small by comparison - [verb of stative]

Samples where dwarf or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This year's debt dwarfs that of last year

Synonyms for dwarf in the sense of this definition

(dwarf is a kind of ...) look down on

"The villa dominates the town"

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