- To diminish.
1716, Sir Thomas Browne, Christian Morals:
- Forget not how assuefaction unto any thing minorates the passion from it, how constant Objects loose their hints, and steal an inadvertisement upon us.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for minorate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
- Amintore, antimero, enormità, entriamo, maronite, meritano, minareto, minatore, monetari, monterai, normiate, rinomate