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slim down

1. To become more slender; to lose weight. I'm trying to slim down in time for the wedding. I'm not all that overweight, but slimming down a little bit would really help my self-confidence.
2. To make something more slender or less bulky. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "slim" and "down." The company has been slimming down their smartphones over the past few years. No matter how much I diet or exercise, I just can't seem to slim my thighs down.
See also: down, slim

slim someone down

to cause someone to lose weight. They started to slim her down in the hospital, but she gained the weight back as soon as she got out. The dietitian slimmed down all the patients under his care.
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slim down

to become thinner; to lose weight. You have really slimmed down a lot since I last saw you. I need to eat less so I can slim down. He slimmed down quite a bit after he had his health problem.
See also: down, slim

slim down

v.
To lose weight, as by dieting or exercise: I was overweight, so I decided to slim down.
See also: down, slim
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The 2016 Slim Down Challenge marks the 11th such event sponsored by Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating of Minnesota.
But it was not until she was 28 and her overweight mother needed her foot amputated through gangrene caused by weight-induced diabetes, that she determined to slim down for her own health.
Only days after German legislators agreed to slim down the Bundesbank to the new realities of a European System of Central Banks where the ECB is in charge of setting monetary policy and controlling the euro, the government of Gerhard Schroeder joined other EU partners in a drive to secure the primacy of national European financial regulators over the ECB's ambitions.
Ironically, one of the ways Jamieson is getting larger is by helping consumers slim down.
We met a group from Slimmers World in Liverpool whose motto really should have been "Eh, eh, slim down, slim down".
is confident of achieving success in the United States with Ultra Slim Down, a natural weight loss supplement that a spokesman says sold out in many stores in Canada less than 24 hours after its debut.
SAN ANTONIO -- Over the past four months, 24 contestants from across Texas have been working hard to adopt healthy habits and shed pounds, and on Sunday H-E-B named Alison Spangler from San Antonio as the $10,000 grand prize winner of its first-ever Community Slim Down Showdown competition.
Even though she is looking better and fitter these days due to her heavy workout regimen, Khloe is said to feel insecure whenever she looks into the mirror and now starting to starve herself so that she can slim down faster.
LLANDAFF Cathedral's well-established choral tradition will be lost for ever if the cathedral goes ahead with major plans to slim down its renowned choir, the head of a national organisation has told the Archbishop of Wales and the Cathedral Chapter.
Not only has Jess gotten pregnant super quickly, but she was just getting back on track with her slim down as a part of her huge contract with Weight Watchers.
London, May 25 ( ANI ): With the arrival of spring season, women are feeling overly pressured to slim down and shape up to fit into a bikini.
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The charity aims to recruit 10 of the nation's fattest cats, as well as 10 of the heaviest dogs and help them to slim down.
The decision to slim down the board was taken to ensure it is able to react more quickly and fast track decisions for the 08 schedule.
Even in that relatively short space of time she has seen more than 65 members slim down to their ideal weight, with two members losing 10 stones and 12 stones respectively.