water down

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To simplify or oversimplify; to make easier; to make less difficult.
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If you plan to teach this material to children, you may need to water it down.

Submitted on August 09, 2009

Additional definitions for 'water down':

water downTo dilute; to add water.
water downTo make weaker.
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