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Subside meaning in English

Meaning of Subside in English

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Subside

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Verb

1. lessen, subside

wear off or die down

Example Sentences:
'The pain subsided'

2. subside

sink to a lower level or form a depression

Example Sentences:
'the valleys subside'

3. settle, subside

sink down or precipitate

Example Sentences:
'the mud subsides when the waters become calm'

4. sink, subside

descend into or as if into some soft substance or place

Example Sentences:
'He sank into bed'
'She subsided into the chair'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Subside

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verb (intransitive)
1. 
to become less loud, excited, violent, etc; abate
2. 
to sink or fall to a lower level
3. 
(of the surface of the earth, etc) to cave in; collapse
4. 
(of sediment, etc) to sink or descend to the bottom; settle

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Subside

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verb intransitiveWord forms: subˈsided or subˈsiding
1. 
to sink or fall to the bottom; settle, as sediment
2. 
to sink to a lower level
3. 
to become less active, intense, etc.; abate

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Subside

see synonyms of subside
intr.v. sub·sid·ed, sub·sid·ing, sub·sides
1.
a. To become less intense, active, or severe; abate.
b. To become smaller or less prominent, as swelling. See Synonyms at decrease.
2. To move or sink to a lower or normal level: The earth subsided as the aquifer drained away.
3. To sink to the bottom, as a sediment.
4. To sit down slowly; settle down: "She looked swiftly around, and once she saw her husband, subsided primly onto the edge of a chair" (Jane Stevenson).

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