Definitions for decline

Definitions for (noun) decline

Main entry: declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, downslope, fall

Definition: a downward slope or bend

Main entry: decay, decline

Definition: a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current

Main entry: decline, diminution

Definition: change toward something smaller or lower

Main entry: declination, decline

Definition: a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state

Definitions for (verb) decline

Main entry: worsen, decline

Definition: grow worse

Usage: Conditions in the slum worsened

Main entry: go down, decline, wane

Definition: grow smaller

Usage: Interest in the project waned

Main entry: refuse, decline

Definition: show unwillingness towards

Usage: he declined to join the group on a hike

Main entry: decline

Definition: inflect for number, gender, case, etc., "in many languages, speakers decline nouns, pronouns, and adjectives"

Main entry: decline, correct, slump

Definition: go down in value

Usage: the stock market corrected; prices slumped

Main entry: decline

Definition: go down

Usage: The roof declines here

Main entry: turn down, decline, pass up, refuse, reject

Definition: refuse to accept

Usage: He refused my offer of hospitality

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