What are the opposite words for amplify?

Antonyms for the word "amplify" include words such as decrease, diminish, lessen, reduce, contract, and downplay. Whereas amplifying something involves expanding and intensifying its strength or effect, these antonyms suggest a reduction or weakening of influence. The opposite of amplification can also imply a lack of attention, focus or importance in a given situation. It might involve playing down the importance of certain information or deliberately underplaying a situation to avoid calling attention to it. These antonyms help to convey a more nuanced and varied perspective on how we communicate and convey meaning in language.

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split down the middle
combine, join.