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decline

noun (n)

  • change toward something smaller or lower (noun.process)
    Synonym: diminution
    source: wordnet30
  • a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state (noun.state)
    Synonym: declination
    Antonym: improvement, melioration
    source: wordnet30
  • a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current (noun.process)
    Synonym: decay
    source: wordnet30
  • a downward slope or bend (noun.object)
    source: wordnet30
  • A falling off; a tendency to a worse state; diminution or decay; deterioration; also, the period when a thing is tending toward extinction or a less perfect state; as, the decline of life; the decline of strength; the decline of virtue and religion. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • grow worse (verb.change)
    source: wordnet30
  • refuse to accept (verb.possession)
    source: wordnet30
  • show unwillingness towards (verb.communication)
    Synonym: refuse
    Antonym: accept, consent, go for
    Example:
    He declined to join the group on a hike.
    source: wordnet30
  • grow smaller (verb.change)
    Synonym: go down, wane
    source: wordnet30
  • go down (verb.motion)
    Example:
    The roof declines here.
    source: wordnet30
  • go down in value (verb.motion)
    Synonym: correct, drop, slump
    source: wordnet30
  • inflect for number, gender, case, etc., (verb.communication)
    Example:
    In many languages, speakers decline nouns, pronouns, and adjectives.
    source: wordnet30
  • To bend, or lean downward; to take a downward direction; to bend over or hang down, as from weakness, weariness, despondency, etc.; to condescend. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To bend downward; to bring down; to depress; to cause to bend, or fall. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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