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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To slope downward. Also: to refuse or turn something down politely.

Usage examples (30)
  • Weary and hot from hiking, the campers were relieved when the trail began to decline into the shade of the cool valley.
  • In many languages, speakers decline nouns, pronouns, and adjectives
  • This is the first time, I think I had ever use the term decline in reporting EPR's financial results.
  • The pinyons died mainly because of an Ips epidemic I am not a big fan of the term decline as it is usually used for trees. for more
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