Textual thesaurus for "shrink"

(noun) psychiatrist, head-shrinker

a physician who specializes in psychiatry

(verb) shrivel

decrease in size, range, or extent

His earnings shrank; My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me

(verb) contract

become smaller or draw together

The fabric shrank; The balloon shrank

(verb) reduce

reduce in size; reduce physically

Hot water will shrink the sweater; Can you shrink this image?

(verb) wither, shrivel, shrivel up

wither, as with a loss of moisture

The fruit dried and shriveled

(verb) cringe, wince, squinch, flinch, funk, quail, recoil

draw back, as with fear or pain

she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf