Synonyms for subsidence

Synonyms for (noun) subsidence

Synonyms: cave in, subsidence

Definition: the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it

Similar words: collapse

Definition: a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in

Usage: the roof is in danger of collapse; the collapse of the old star under its own gravity

Synonyms: subsidence, subsiding, settling

Definition: a gradual sinking to a lower level

Similar words: sinking

Definition: a descent as through liquid (especially through water)

Usage: they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic

Synonyms: remission, remittal, subsidence

Definition: an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)

Usage: his cancer is in remission

Similar words: reprieve, respite, hiatus, suspension, abatement

Definition: an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

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