bedim

[ bih-dim ]
/ bɪˈdɪm /

verb (used with object), be·dimmed, be·dim·ming.

to make dim; darken; obscure.

Origin of bedim

First recorded in 1560–70; be- + dim
Related formsun·be·dimmed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bedim

bedim

/ (bɪˈdɪm) /

verb -dims, -dimming or -dimmed

(tr) to make dim or obscure
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Word Origin and History for bedim

bedim


v.

1560s, from be- + dim (adj.). Related: Bedimmed; bedimming.

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