verb (used without object), shrank [shrangk] /ʃræŋk/ or, often, shrunk [shruhngk]; /ʃrʌŋk/; shrunk or shrunk·en [shruhng-kuhn]; /ˈʃrʌŋ kən/; shrink·ing.
verb (used with object), shrank [shrangk] /ʃræŋk/ or, often, shrunk [shruhngk]; /ʃrʌŋk/; shrunk or shrunk·en [shruhng-kuhn]; /ˈʃrʌŋ kən/; shrink·ing.
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The FAST services are unlikely to see their ad revenue shrink this year, but their ad revenue growth may slow and their share of streaming ad dollars may narrow as more of the new money moving into streaming goes to the likes of Hulu and HBO Max.Future of TV Briefing: The ad-supported streaming war officially kicks off in 2021|Tim Peterson|January 13, 2021|Digiday
Not surprising, now that we paid more attention to it, we’re reducing our shrink pretty much in all those areas.
Reducing shrink is of course one way to drive down costs, and driving down costs is a basic tenet of the Amazon business model.
Mr. Wynd said the shrinking process includes filling the head with hot sand and boiling it with herbs.Dodo Bones and Kylie’s Poo: Inside London’s Strangest New Museum|Liza Foreman|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For the first time in American history, rural areas are shrinking.
The already-tiny group of volunteers and health-care workers in West Africa is shrinking.
Shrinking ad revenue in the digital era has caused outlets to scale back on everything.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine|Alex Suskind|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the pictures are new, the news of the Aral Sea shrinking is old.
She stopped before the table, timid and shrinking as though she felt a presentiment of danger, but making an effort to smile.The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse|Vicente Blasco Ibanez
Anyone there would have taken his dying oath that the thing aimed for his shrinking vitals and none other's.Old Judge Priest|Irvin S. Cobb
The mob was dissolving into thin smoke, and the horizon was shrinking.Flamedown|Horace Brown Fyfe
And with his torch he burned stripes down the arms and legs of the shrinking Chulavete.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)|Carl Lumholtz
Mr Benson caught the new look of shrinking shame in Leonard's eye, as it first sought, then shunned, meeting his.Ruth|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
British Dictionary definitions for shrink
verb shrinks, shrinking, shrank, shrunk, shrunk or shrunken
- to recoil or withdrawto shrink from the sight of blood
- to feel great reluctance (at)to shrink from killing an animal