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flatten

flat·ten

flatten

 
pronunciation:
flae tn
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: flattened, flattening, flattens
definition 1: to make flat.
He flattened the soil after planting.
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similar words:
crush, lay, level, roll
definition 2: to knock down.
She flattened him with one punch.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become flat.
similar words:
crush, roll
Word Parts
The word flatten contains the following part:
-en1 Old English verb-forming suffix that means to cause to be or become or have
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The suffix -en1 forms verbs from monosyllabic English adjectives.