Synonyms for declination

Synonyms for (noun) declination

Synonyms: regrets, declination

Definition: a polite refusal of an invitation

Similar words: acknowledgement, acknowledgment

Definition: a statement acknowledging something or someone

Usage: she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment; the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her


Similar words: refusal

Definition: a message refusing to accept something that is offered


Synonyms: celestial latitude, dec, declination

Definition: (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator; expressed in degrees; used with right ascension to specify positions on the celestial sphere

Similar words: angular distance

Definition: the angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer

Usage: he recorded angular distances between the stars


Synonyms: declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, downslope, fall

Definition: a downward slope or bend

Similar words: slope, side, incline

Definition: an elevated geological formation

Usage: he climbed the steep slope; the house was built on the side of a mountain


Synonyms: declination, decline

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

Similar words: condition, status

Definition: a state at a particular time

Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations