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decline

Overview of noun decline

1. decline, diminution -- (change toward something smaller or lower)

2. decline, declination -- (a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state)

3. decay, decline -- (a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current)

4. descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslope -- (a downward slope or bend)


Overview of verb decline

1. worsen, decline -- (grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened")

2. refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline -- (refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality")

3. refuse, decline -- (show unwillingness towards; "he declined to join the group on a hike")

4. decline, go down, wane -- (grow smaller; "Interest in the project waned")

5. decline -- (go down; "The roof declines here")

6. decline, slump, correct -- (go down in value; "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped")

7. decline -- (inflect for number, gender, case, etc., "in many languages, speakers decline nouns, pronouns, and adjectives")



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