HyperDic: subside

English > 4 senses of the word subside:
VERBchangesubside, lessenwear off or die down
motionsubsidesink to a lower level or form a depression
motionsubside, settlesink down or precipitate
motionsubside, sinkdescend into or as if into some soft substance or place
subside > pronunciation
Soundssahbsay'd
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > subside: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningWear off or die down.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe water subsides
Example"The pain subsided"
Synonymlessen
BroaderweakenBecome weaker
Spanishatenuar, disminuir, menguar
Catalanatenuar, disminuir, minvar
Nounssubsidencean abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)
English > subside: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningsink to a lower level or form a depression.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the valleys subside"
Broaderdip, sinkAppear to move downward
Nounssubsidencethe sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it
subsiding, subsidencea gradual sinking to a lower level
English > subside: 4 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningsink down or precipitate.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the mud subsides when the waters become calm"
Synonymsettle
Broadersink, settle, go down, go undergo under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
Spanishposarse, se desploma
English > subside: 4 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningdescend into or as if into some soft substance or place.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example "She subsided into the chair"
Synonymsink
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Spanishadentrarse, hundirse, sumirse
Catalanapregonar-se, endinsar-se, enfonsar-se, ensorrar-se, sumir-se, tirar-se de cap

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