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Verb: flatten  fla-t(u)n
  1. Make flat or flatter
    "flatten your stomach with these exercises";
    - pancake
     
  2. Become flat or flatter
    "The landscape flattened";
    - flatten out, pancake
     
  3. (music) lower the pitch of (musical notes)
    - drop
     
  4. Destroy (a building or buildings) so as to make nearly level the ground
    - level, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down

Derived forms: flattening, flattened, flattens

Type of: alter, change, change form, change shape, deform, destroy, destruct, form, modify, shape, spifflicate [Brit, informal], spiflicate [Brit, informal], uncreate [literary]

Antonym: sharpen

Encyclopedia: Flatten, Moselle