- 1[intransitive, transitive] dim (something) if a light dims, or if you dim it, it becomes or you make it less bright The lights in the theater dimmed as the curtain rose. feeling/quality
- 2[intransitive, transitive] dim (something) if a feeling or quality dims, or if something dims it, it becomes less strong Her passion for dancing never dimmed over the years.
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NAmE//dɪm//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dim
he / she / it dims
past simple dimmed
-ing form dimming