|1.||[ verb ] make less strong or intense|
"water down the mixture"
|2.||[ verb ] thin by adding water to|
"They watered down the moonshine"
|3.||[ verb ] corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones|
|Synonyms:||stretch dilute debase adulterate|
|Related terms:||corrupt thin sophisticate extend adulterant adulteration adulterator|