"dimes" in the noun sense
a United States coin worth one tenth of a dollar
2. dime bag, dime
street name for a packet of illegal drugs that is sold for ten dollars
"dimes" in the verb sense
1. dim, dip
switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
become dim or lusterless
"the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"
make dim or lusterless
"Time had dimmed the silver"
4. blind, dim
make dim by comparison or conceal
5. blur, dim, slur
become vague or indistinct
"The distinction between the two theories blurred"
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