The definition of dim is not bright, somewhat dark or unclear.(adjective)
An example of something dim is a fading light.
Dim means to make or become darker.(verb)
An example of dim is to lower the lights.
Dim is defined as headlights on a low beam.(noun)
An example of a dim is a low level headlight beam on a car.
See dim in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE, akin to ON dimmr, dark < IE base *dhem-, to be dusty, misty > damp, Ger dunkel, dark
See dim in American Heritage Dictionary 4
adjective dim·mer, dim·mest
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English.
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