Synonyms for subside

Synonyms for (verb) subside

Synonyms: lessen, subside

Definition: wear off or die down

Usage: The pain subsided

Similar words: weaken

Definition: become weaker

Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days

Synonyms: subside, sink

Definition: descend into or as if into some soft substance or place

Usage: He sank into bed; She subsided into the chair

Similar words: go down, come down, fall, descend

Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again

Synonyms: settle, subside

Definition: sink down or precipitate

Usage: the mud subsides when the waters become calm

Similar words: sink, settle, go down, go under

Definition: go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"

Synonyms: subside

Definition: sink to a lower level or form a depression

Usage: the valleys subside

Similar words: dip, sink

Definition: appear to move downward

Usage: The sun dipped below the horizon; The setting sun sank below the tree line

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