dwarf - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] [often passive] 

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present tense
present participledwarfing
past tensedwarfed
past participledwarfed
  1. 1
    to make something seem small or unimportant

    Our small investment has been dwarfed by what the private sector has put in.

  2. 2
    to make someone seem small

    At over 1.80 metres in height, she dwarfs her opponents.