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Synonyms for declination
ˌdɛk ləˈneɪ ʃəndec·li·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decline, declinationnoun

    a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state

    Synonyms:
    dec, fall, decay, downslope, descent, celestial latitude, declension, decline, declivity, regrets, diminution

  2. descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslopenoun

    a downward slope or bend

    Synonyms:
    extraction, pin, stemma, crepuscule, parentage, dip, pedigree, gloam, bloodline, twilight, diminution, decline in quality, dec, spill, gloaming, downslope, tumble, regrets, declivity, decay, decline, surrender, worsening, descent, lineage, fall, filiation, autumn, stock, deterioration, evenfall, origin, celestial latitude, line, line of descent, downfall, declension, drop, crepuscle, nightfall, dusk, free fall, ancestry, blood, blood line, capitulation

  3. declination, celestial latitude, decnoun

    (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator; expressed in degrees; used with right ascension to specify positions on the celestial sphere

    Synonyms:
    dec, fall, descent, celestial latitude, declension, declivity, regrets, decline, downslope

  4. declination, regretsnoun

    a polite refusal of an invitation

    Synonyms:
    dec, fall, descent, celestial latitude, declension, declivity, regrets, decline, downslope

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. declinationnoun

    Synonyms:
    deviation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "declination":

    refusal

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How to use declination in a sentence?

  1. Del Pino:

    We estimate increasing (global) demands. In the order of 10-15 million barrels per day extra demand in the next 10 years, fracking will peak then decline very soon. Declination is very fast. Fracking has a 70 percent decline rate. The Faja has a 30 percent decline rate.

  2. Toledo Municipal Judge Allen McConnell:

    On Monday, July 6, I declined to marry a non-traditional couple during my duties assignment, the declination was based upon my personal and Christian beliefs established over many years. I apologize to the couple for the delay they experienced and wish them the best.


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