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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
achromatic, achromatize, achromic, amorphous, anemic, ashen, ashy, banausic, bandage, barely audible, becloud, bedarken, bedazzle, bedim, befog, begloom, benight, black, black out, blacken, blah, blanch, bleach, blear, blear-eyed, bleared, bleary, bleary-eyed, bled white, blind, blind the eyes, blindfold, block the light, bloodless, blot out, blunt, blunt-witted, blur, blurred, blurry, brown, cadaverous, caliginous, cast a shadow, chloranemic, clear as mud, cloud, cloud over, cloudy, colorless, confused, dark, dark-colored, darken, darken over, darkish, darkle, darksome, daze, dazzle, dead, deadly pale, deathly pale, decolor, decolorize, decrescendo, defocus, deprive of sight, dim out, dim-eyed, dim-sighted, dim-witted, dimmed, dimmish, dimpsy, dingy, discolor, discolored, distant, dopey, drain, drain of color, dreary, dull, dull of mind, dull-headed, dull-pated, dull-sighted, dull-witted, dusk, dusky, eclipse, encloud, encompass with shadow, etiolate, etiolated, excecate, exsanguinated, exsanguine, exsanguineous, fade, faded, faint, faint-voiced, fallow, fat-witted, feeble, feeble-eyed, film, filmy, filmy-eyed, flat, fog, foggy, fume, fuzzy, gentle, ghastly, glare, gloam, gloom, gloomy, gouge, gravel-blind, gray, gross-headed, grow dark, grow dim, haggard, half-blind, half-heard, half-seen, half-visible, haze, hazy, heavy, hebetudinous, hoodwink, hueless, humdrum, hypochromic, ill-defined, inconspicuous, indefinite, indeterminate, indistinct, indistinguishable, lackluster, leaden, livid, lose resolution, low, low-profile, lower, lurid, lusterless, make blind, mat, mealy, merely glimpsed, mist, misty, mole-eyed, monotone, monotonous, muddy, murk, murksome, murky, murmured, muted, nebulous, neutral, obfuscate, obnubilate, obscure, obtuse, obumbrate, occult, occultate, opaque, out of focus, overcast, overcloud, overshadow, pale, pale as death, pale-faced, pallid, pasty, pedestrian, peroxide, pianissimo, piano, poky, purblind, sallow, sand-blind, scarcely heard, semidark, semivisible, shade, shadow, shadowy, shapeless, sickly, slow, slow-witted, sluggish, snow-blind, soft, soft-sounding, soft-voiced, soften, somber, stodgy, strike blind, subaudible, subdued, subfusc, tallow-faced, tarnish, tenebrous, thick-brained, thick-headed, thick-pated, thick-witted, thickskulled, tone down, toneless, transcendent, uncertain, unclear, uncolored, undefined, undetermined, unilluminated, unplain, unrecognizable, vague, wan, wash out, washed-out, waxen, weak, weak-eyed, weak-voiced, whey-faced, whispered, white, whiten, wooden
Dictionary Results for dim:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
dim
    adj 1: lacking in light; not bright or harsh; "a dim light
           beside the bed"; "subdued lights and soft music" [syn:
           dim, subdued]
    2: lacking clarity or distinctness; "a dim figure in the
       distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in
       the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the
       fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood" [syn: dim,
       faint, shadowy, vague, wispy]
    3: made dim or less bright; "the dimmed houselights brought a
       hush of anticipation"; "dimmed headlights"; "we like dimmed
       lights when we have dinner" [syn: dimmed, dim] [ant:
       bright, undimmed]
    4: offering little or no hope; "the future looked black";
       "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always
       been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of
       things" [syn: black, bleak, dim]
    5: slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so
       dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met
       anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning,
       at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb
       officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either
       normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with
       the slow students" [syn: dense, dim, dull, dumb,
       obtuse, slow]
    v 1: switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
         [syn: dim, dip]
    2: become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain
       rose"
    3: make dim or lusterless; "Time had dimmed the silver"
    4: make dim by comparison or conceal [syn: blind, dim]
    5: become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two
       theories blurred" [syn: blur, dim, slur] [ant:
       focalise, focalize, focus]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Dim \Dim\, a. [Compar. Dimmer; superl. Dimmest.] [AS. dim;
   akin to OFries. dim, Icel. dimmr: cf. MHG. timmer, timber; of
   uncertain origin.]
   1. Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness;
      obscure in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure;
      indistinct; overcast; tarnished.
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            The dim magnificence of poetry.       --Whewell.
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            How is the gold become dim!           --Lam. iv. 1.
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            I never saw
            The heavens so dim by day.            --Shak.
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            Three sleepless nights I passed in sounding on,
            Through words and things, a dim and perilous way.
                                                  --Wordsworth.
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   2. Of obscure vision; not seeing clearly; hence, dull of
      apprehension; of weak perception; obtuse.
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            Mine eye also is dim by reason of sorrow. --Job
                                                  xvii. 7.
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            The understanding is dim.             --Rogers.
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   Note: Obvious compounds: dim-eyed; dim-sighted, etc.

   Syn: Obscure; dusky; dark; mysterious; imperfect; dull;
        sullied; tarnished.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Dim \Dim\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dimmed; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Dimming.]
   1. To render dim, obscure, or dark; to make less bright or
      distinct; to take away the luster of; to darken; to dull;
      to obscure; to eclipse.
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            A king among his courtiers, who dims all his
            attendants.                           --Dryden.
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            Now set the sun, and twilight dimmed the ways.
                                                  --Cowper.
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   2. To deprive of distinct vision; to hinder from seeing
      clearly, either by dazzling or clouding the eyes; to
      darken the senses or understanding of.
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            Her starry eyes were dimmed with streaming tears.
                                                  --C. Pitt.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Dim \Dim\, v. i.
   To grow dim. --J. C. Shairp.
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5. The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015)
DIM statement
DIM

    (From "dimension") A keyword in most versions
   of the BASIC programming language that declares the size of
   an array.  E.g.

   	DIM A(100)

   declares a one-dimensional array with 101 numeric elements
   (including A(0)).

   Visual Basic uses the DIM (or "Dim") statement for any
   variable declaration, even scalars, e.g.

   Dim DepartmentNumber As Integer

   which declares a single (scalar) variable of type Integer.

   (1999-03-26)


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