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2 Translation results for shrink in Spanish

verb | noun

shrink verb

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shrank, has shrunk, is shrinking, shrinks
encogerse, reducirse, contraerse, achicarse; retroceder (por miedo)

Example sentences of
shrink verb

  • The sweater shrank when it was washed.
  • Meat shrinks as it cooks.
  • The town's population shrank during the war.
  • Hot water shrank the sweater.
  • The treatment should shrink the tumor.
  • He shrank in horror when he saw the dead cat.

Detailed synonyms for shrink verb

shrink noun

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encogimiento; (informal) psiquiatra

Example sentences of
shrink noun

  • He is seeing a shrink.

Reverse translation for shrink

encogerse  - to shrink, to be intimidated, to cower, to cringe 
reducirse  - to diminish, to reduce, to lessen 
contraerse  - to contract, to tighten up 
achicarse  - to become intimidated 
retroceder  (por miedo) - to move back, to turn back, to back off, to back down, to recoil (of a firearm) 
encogimiento  - shrinking, shrinkage, shrug, shyness 
psiquiatra  (informal)
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