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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One who turns down an invitation.

Usage examples (35)
  • Verb (used with object) : He declined to say more about it. ,to decline an invitation; to decline an offer
  • Verb (used without object) : We sent him an invitation but he declined. ,The hill declines to the lake. ,The sun declined in the skies. ,to decline...
  • Noun : a decline in the stock market. ,the decline of the Roman Empire. ,After his seventieth birthday he went into a decline. ,He became an editor...
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