Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Shrink"

The meaning of "Shrink" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does shrink mean?
A: Like said above, it can mean to become smaller or reduce in size, but it's also slang for 'therapist'
Q: What does shrink mean?
A: to get smaller. when your clothes shrinks it gets smaller
Q: What does shrink mean?
A: "Make smaller"
Q: What does Shrink ? e.g. if you are not drunk , you should see a shrink mean?
A: A "shrink" is a slang word for psychologist. : ) It's not a nice term for them.
Q: What does the shrink mean?
A: to make smaller

Example sentences using "Shrink"

Q: Please show me example sentences with shrink from.
A: We must not shrink from our responsibilities.
Erin didn’t shrink from the difficult issues she was facing in life.
I hope this shirt doesn’t shrink from a size small to extra small.

I hope this helps! “Shrink from” isn’t very common in spoken language but here are a few examples.
Q: Please show me example sentences with shrink .
A: If you put that sweater in the dryer, it will shrink.
My confidence in getting the job shrank after the interview.
Let's shrink your essay down to two pages.
Q: Please show me example sentences with to shrink .
A: “Washing the article of clothing might help to shrink it”
Q: Please show me example sentences with shrink.
A: "Meat shrinks as it cooks"
"The sweater shrank when it washed" < Shrank is past tense for shrink.
Q: Please show me example sentences with shrink.
A: If you wash the sweater in hot water, it will shrink.

Synonyms of "Shrink" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between shrink and dwindle ?
A: Both words mean to decrease, but the word dwindle is often used to express that the numbers of individuals/units is decreasing.

For example:

Due to habitat loss, the population of bison in that area has dwindled down to only 300 adults.

My stash of Christmas candy has dwindled down to only a few candy canes.

After the steel mill went out of business, the population of *city* dwindled down to a few dozen elderly residents.
Q: What is the difference between shrink, wither and shrivel ?
A: @Garciadanieltsr shrink is getting smaller in general, wither means to turn brown and die (usually used for plants/flowers), shrivel means to get smaller but also lose volume and wrinkle up
Q: What is the difference between shrink and psychiatrist ?
A: shrinkとpsychiatristは同じ意味でもニュアンスは違います。

The word shrink is not just slang, it carries a negative connotation. I have a very deep respect for psychiatrists and would therefore never use the word shrink when speaking about them.

You might also hear the word "shark" used as slang for lawyer. This word also carries a negative connotation.
Q: What is the difference between shrink and reduce ?
A: Simply, "shrink" is compressing the size of a thing and "reduce" means make less in amount.
Say, you have a large balloon full with air. If you wanna make it small(shrink), you just have to "reduce" the air inside the balloon. In here, you loose some air when "reduce", but you don't loose the balloon. But the size of the balloon becomes smaller (shrinks), and never loose any part of the balloon when it "shrinks".
Q: What is the difference between shrink and psychiatric ?
A: it's psychiatrist

shrink is the informal way of calling psychiatrist.

like doctor and doc, or, vet and veterinarian

Translations of "Shrink"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? a shrink
A: The word "shrink" can be considered derogatory and negative. Instead you should use the word "therapist".
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shrinking
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shrank

Other questions about "Shrink"

Q: You shrank! Does this sound natural?
A: what do you mean of shrank?
maybe you could add 'you look a little bit shrank'
Q: Please show me how to pronounce shrinking .
A: @786_queen-of-hearts thank you
Q: Please show me how to pronounce shrink.
A: Check the question to view the answer

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