Synonyms of water something down in English:

water something down

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1‘staff at the club had watered down the drinks’


dilute, add water to, water, thin, thin out, make thin, make thinner, weaken, make weak, make weaker

adulterate, doctor, taint, mix

informal cut

2‘in the end the proposals were considerably watered down’


moderate, temper, qualify, mitigate, mute, mellow, tone down, soften

subdue, curb, tame, calm, bridle

understate, underemphasize, play down, soft-pedal, downplay


enhance, strengthen