Synonyms for Lessens:
eases, alleviates, relieves, moderates, allays, assuages, mitigates, palliates, soothes.
abbreviates, contracts, deflates, decreases, compresses, shrinks, recedes, curtails, deducts, drains, erodes, depletes, abates, dies down, concentrates, lowers, decrements, compacts, subsides, shortens, abridges, diminishes, truncates, dwindles.
maligns, decries, casts aspersion, discounts, derogates, abrades, detracts, defames, disparages, depreciates.
trims, bobs, nips, lightens, downgrades, Culls, reduces, shears, pares, Clips, condenses, tapers, prunes, weeds, minimizes, shaves, crops.
deletes, docks, cuts, subtracts, elides.
Usage examples for lessens
If this type of discomfort exists, it usually lessens with each passing day until it disappears altogether. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon