bedim


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be·dim

 (bĭ-dĭm′)
tr.v. be·dimmed, be·dim·ming, be·dims
To make dim.

bedim

(bɪˈdɪm)
vb, -dims, -dimming or -dimmed
(tr) to make dim or obscure

be•dim

(bɪˈdɪm)

v.t. -dimmed, -dim•ming.
to make dim.
[1560–70]

bedim


Past participle: bedimmed
Gerund: bedimming

Imperative
bedim
bedim
Present
I bedim
you bedim
he/she/it bedims
we bedim
you bedim
they bedim
Preterite
I bedimmed
you bedimmed
he/she/it bedimmed
we bedimmed
you bedimmed
they bedimmed
Present Continuous
I am bedimming
you are bedimming
he/she/it is bedimming
we are bedimming
you are bedimming
they are bedimming
Present Perfect
I have bedimmed
you have bedimmed
he/she/it has bedimmed
we have bedimmed
you have bedimmed
they have bedimmed
Past Continuous
I was bedimming
you were bedimming
he/she/it was bedimming
we were bedimming
you were bedimming
they were bedimming
Past Perfect
I had bedimmed
you had bedimmed
he/she/it had bedimmed
we had bedimmed
you had bedimmed
they had bedimmed
Future
I will bedim
you will bedim
he/she/it will bedim
we will bedim
you will bedim
they will bedim
Future Perfect
I will have bedimmed
you will have bedimmed
he/she/it will have bedimmed
we will have bedimmed
you will have bedimmed
they will have bedimmed
Future Continuous
I will be bedimming
you will be bedimming
he/she/it will be bedimming
we will be bedimming
you will be bedimming
they will be bedimming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bedimming
you have been bedimming
he/she/it has been bedimming
we have been bedimming
you have been bedimming
they have been bedimming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bedimming
you will have been bedimming
he/she/it will have been bedimming
we will have been bedimming
you will have been bedimming
they will have been bedimming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bedimming
you had been bedimming
he/she/it had been bedimming
we had been bedimming
you had been bedimming
they had been bedimming
Conditional
I would bedim
you would bedim
he/she/it would bedim
we would bedim
you would bedim
they would bedim
Past Conditional
I would have bedimmed
you would have bedimmed
he/she/it would have bedimmed
we would have bedimmed
you would have bedimmed
they would have bedimmed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bedim - make darker and difficult to perceive by sightbedim - make darker and difficult to perceive by sight
darken - make dark or darker; "darken a room"
2.bedim - make obscure or unclear; "The distinction was obscured"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

bedim

verb
References in classic literature ?
Often, when all was dry, the heavens cloudless, and I was parched by thirst, a slight cloud would bedim the sky, shed the few drops that revived me, and vanish.
The key motif of earthiness and filth appears at the opening of this piece, once again treated with an uncomfortably light tone: 'Dirt, one would fancy, is plenty enough all over the world, being the symbolic accompaniment of the foul encrustation which began to settle over and bedim all earthly things as soon as Eve had bitten the apple [.
Echoing the ambivalent use of that crucial word 'Lucifer' in 'Wounds', having lit the celestial fire, Longley's version of pastoral elegy seems to want to bedim it.