Synonyms for tapering

Synonyms for (noun) tapering

Synonyms: tapering

Definition: the act of gradually lowering the size or amount

Usage: the doctor prescribed the tapering of the dose

Similar words: lowering

Definition: the act of causing to become less

Synonyms for (adj) tapering

Synonyms: dwindling, tapering, tapering off

Definition: gradually decreasing until little remains

Similar words: decreasing

Definition: becoming less or smaller

Synonyms: tapered, tapering, narrowing

Definition: becoming gradually narrower

Usage: long tapering fingers; trousers with tapered legs

Similar words: narrow

Definition: not wide

Usage: a narrow bridge; a narrow line across the page

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