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shrink

1 verb become smaller INTRANSITIVEcrap verb  c m uéirigh níos lúlaghdaigh verb  c m utéigh i laghadmy jumper shrank in the wash chrap mo gheansaí sa níochánthey shrink as they dry out éiríonn siad níos lú de réir mar a thriomaíonn siadthe economy will shrink this year laghdóidh an geilleagar i mblianathe population is shrinking in size tá an daonra ag titim, tá an daonra ag dul i laghadthe cake shrinks away from the tin crapann an císte siar ón stán 2 verb make sth smaller TRANSITIVEcrap verb  c m ulaghdaigh verb  c m udéan níos lúhe shrank my good dress chrap sé mo ghúna maithyou have to shrink down the file caithfidh tú an comhad a laghdú
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3 verb recoil, back away from INTRANSITIVEcúb siardruid siar  c m uthey shrank away chúb siad siar, dhruid siad siarshe shrank in fear from him chúb sí siar uaidh le teann eaglahe shrank in disgust chúb sé siar le déistin 4 noun informalsíceolaí masc4  c m ushe's seeing a shrink tá sí ag dul chuig síceolaí, tá sí ag freastal ar shíceolaí