abbreviate, absorb, allure, argue, aspirate, bait, bait the hook, blandish, breathe in, bring around, cajole, catch up in, circumscribe, coarct, coax, compact, compress, concentrate, concern, condense, confine, consolidate, constrict, constringe, contract, convince, cramp, crank, crank in, cringe, curtail, decoy, decrease, diminish, draw, draw back, draw on, draw taut, draw together, duck, embarrass, engage, enmesh, ensnare, entangle, entice, flinch, flirt, flirt with, get, give the come-on, go in, implicate, inhale, inspire, interest, inveigle, involve, knit, lead on, limit, lure, narrow, offer bait to, persuade, prevail, prompt, pucker, pucker up, pull back, pull in, pull out, purse, reduce, reel, reel in, restrict, retract, rope in, seduce, shorten, shrink, shy, slurp, snape, sniff, sniffle, snuff, snuff in, snuffle, solidify, straiten, strangle, strangulate, suck, suck in, suck into, suckle, tackle, talk into, tangle, taper, tauten, tighten, trim, win over, wince, winch, wind in, windlass, withdraw, woo, wrinkle
become small, become smaller, lessen, decrease, grow less, dwindle, shrink, contract, narrow, shrivel, collapse, wither, lose flesh, wizen, fall away, waste, wane, ebb, decay, be smaller than, fall short of, not come up to, render smaller, lessen, diminish, contract, draw in
, narrow, coarctate, boil down, constrict, constringe, condense, compress, squeeze, corrugate, crimp, crunch, crush, crumple up, warp, purse up, pack, squeeze, stow, pinch, tighten, strangle, cramp, dwarf, bedwarf, shorten, circumscribe, restrain, (subtraction) 38 abrade, pare, reduce, attenuate, rub down, scrape, file, file down, grind, grind down, chip, shave, shear, wear down.
give entrance to, give admittance to, give the entree, introduce, intromit, usher, admit, receive, import, bring in, open the door to, throw in, ingest, absorb, imbibe, inhale, breathe in, let in, take in, suck in, draw in
, readmit, resorb, reabsorb, snuff up, swallow, ingurgitate, engulf, engorge, gulp, eat, drink.