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Thin out   /θɪn aʊt/   Listen
Thin out

Make sparse.
Become sparser.
Lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture.  Synonyms: cut, dilute, reduce, thin.

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"Thin out" Quotes from Famous Books

... the end of the month the yachts began to thin out more and more perceptibly every day, the racers going westward and the cruisers following them; the steam-yachts hanging on to accompany the Channel Match to Weymouth. The Thetis was one of these; and Jack allowed it to be pretty generally understood that after the Weymouth regatta ...
— The Cruise of the Thetis - A Tale of the Cuban Insurrection • Harry Collingwood

... Yellow Strasburg is a good yellow variety, and there are quite a number of others that are good. In cultivating I keep the surface level, as they do better if kept in this way than if they are hilled up. Thin out so that the plants do not crowd each other—they should stand two or three inches apart—if you want large ...
— Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 4, January 26, 1884 - A Weekly Journal for the Farm, Orchard and Fireside • Various

Words linked to "Thin out" :   crop, weaken, dilute, decrease, fall, dress, cut back, clip, reduce, prune, trim down, trim back, thin, lessen, lop, bring down, water down, cut down, diminish, trim, snip, cut

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