shrink


shrink (http://definr.com/shrink)

     n : a physician who specializes in psychiatry [syn: psychiatrist,
          head-shrinker]
     v 1: wither, esp. with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and
          shriveled" [syn: shrivel, shrivel up, wither]
     2: draw back, as with fear [syn: flinch, squinch, funk, cringe,
         wince, recoil, quail]
     3: reduce in size; reduce physically; "Hot water will shrink
        the sweater"; "Can you shrink this image?" [syn: reduce]
     4: draw together; "The fabric shrank" [syn: contract] [ant: stretch]
     5: decrease in size, range, or extent; "His earnings shrank";
        "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"
        [syn: shrivel]