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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Wear off or die down; Descend into or as if into some soft object or place; Sink down or precipitate; Sink to a lower level or form a depression.

Usage examples (38)
  • The pains in his head had subsided, but he still felt dizzy and sick.
  • The valleys subside
  • The calls subside after a couple of days, then start up again a week later.
  • God's method of arresting the flood and making its waters subside is poetically called a "rebuke" (Ps 76: 6; for more
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