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Definition 1: become flat or flatter - [verb of change]

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

  • The landscape flattened

Synonyms for flatten in the sense of this definition

(flatten is a kind of ...) assume a different shape or form

(... is a kind of flatten ) flatten on impact

"The snowballs splatted on the trees"

(... is a kind of flatten ) place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure

"pressed flowers"

Definition 2: make flat or flatter - [verb of change]

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

  • flatten a road
  • flatten your stomach with these exercises

(flatten is a kind of ...) give shape or form to

"shape the dough" "form the young child's character"

(... is a kind of flatten ) make level or flat with a steamroller

"steamroll the roads"

(... is a kind of flatten ) split open and flatten for cooking

"splat fish over an open fire"

(... is a kind of flatten ) flatten or spread with a roller

"roll out the paper"

(... is a kind of flatten ) press or beat (metals) into thin sheets

Definition 3: lower the pitch of (musical notes) - [verb of change]

Synonyms for flatten in the sense of this definition

(flatten is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(flatten belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

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