What is another word for declines?

Pronunciation: [dɪklˈa͡ɪnz] (IPA)

Declines, meaning to decrease or become smaller in quantity or quality, can be expressed in various ways using synonyms. Some possible replacements include dwindles, diminishes, wanes, ebbs, recedes, abates, falls off, drops, and lessens. These words can convey a sense of gradual or sudden reduction, as well as different degrees of intensity, duration, and frequency. For instance, one might say that the company's profits dwindled over the past year due to competition and inflation, or that the river's flow ebbed during the dry season. By using synonyms for declines, writers and speakers can add variety and precision to their language, and better convey the nuances of change and fluctuation.

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Usage examples for Declines

He Himself sees all this plainly, and therefore declines the plan of operation proposed by His brothers; and instead of going up with them as the proclaimed Messiah, He goes up quietly by Himself a few days after.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
He declines to appear.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
He admits that without the assistance of the private capitalist during that interval labourers would not produce so much work, and therefore could not earn so much wages as they do now; and consequently, in spite of his theories, he declines to suppress rent and interest in the meantime, and practically tells the labourers they must wait for the full product of labour till the time comes when they can produce the full product themselves.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae

Famous quotes with Declines

  • We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
    Jean de la Bruyere
  • When Honor's sun declines, and Wealth takes wings, Then Learning shines, the best of precious things.
    Edward Cocker
  • For all of us who have been involved in the recovery efforts to bring back and strengthen wild salmon runs, we fear that this change in policy could lead to further declines in these wild stocks.
    Norm Dicks
  • With rising incomes, the share of expenditures for food products declines. The resulting shift in expenditures affects demand patterns and employment structures.
    Ernst Engel
  • Agressive music can only shock you once. Afterwards its impact declines. It's inevitable.
    Brian Eno

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