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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. subside

    The storm, the fever, the pain abates. Interest declines. Misfortunes may be mitigated, desires moderated, intense anger abated, population decreased, taxes reduced. We abate a nuisance, terminate a controversy, suppress a rebellion. See ALLEVIATE.

    abate, decline, decrease, diminish, ebb, lessen, lower, mitigate, moderate, reduce

    aggravate, amplify, continue, develop, enhance, enlarge, extend, foment, increase, magnify, rage, raise, revive

    Abate in fury; abated by law.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. subside, lessenverb

    wear off or die down

    "The pain subsided"

    fall, settle, minify, diminish, lessen, sink, decrease

  2. subsideverb

    sink to a lower level or form a depression

    "the valleys subside"

    lessen, settle, sink

  3. subside, settleverb

    sink down or precipitate

    "the mud subsides when the waters become calm"

    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, go under, settle, locate, take root, determine, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, lessen, decide

  4. sink, subsideverb

    descend into or as if into some soft substance or place

    "He sank into bed"; "She subsided into the chair"

    drop, settle, fall off, drop down, go down, go under, dip, slump, lessen, sink, slide down, pass, lapse, bury

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  1. subsideverb

    sink, settle

  2. subsideverb

    decrease, diminish, lessen, lull, wane, ebb, abate, intermit, grow less

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. subsideverb

    decrease, sink, abate, fall

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  1. Chris Jarvis:

    With the worst of the bad news priced in following last weeks capitulation trade, a very shorted oil market has traders running for cover, we continue to believe the pressures that have created this downdraft for oil prices are beginning to deflate and subside. Aggressive short traders are now paying the price.

  2. Nicholas Smith:

    We're seeing a really nice bounce today as lots of people close their short positions but that doesn't necessarily mean we've seen the bottom, it's tough to know when a panic is going to subside but it does look like we're starting to get there.

  3. Bob Jenkins:

    As these near-term economic shocks subside, the very real [ ESG ] issues of things like climate change and equality will still be very present.

  4. Mohamed Salah Khalifa:

    I fear that it will be used broadly when it is applied, the (anti-terrorism) law was imposed during exceptional circumstances when the country was exposed to danger but, after these dangers subside, there should be a balance between protecting the state and its institutions and preserving human rights.

  5. Nicole Zoerink:

    We all have the same goal. Patients are not pressured into ALTO's if their pain does not subside.Doctors in the study acknowledge, sometimes, an opioid is the proper course of action. But this program promises to make sure safe and effective alternatives are not overlooked. Patients, meanwhile, are thankful. We've had patients thank us for being innovative and creative.

Translations for subside

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  • disminuirSpanish
  • laskeutua, painua, vajota, rauhoittua, laantua, tyyntyäFinnish
  • tomberFrench
  • sìolaidhScottish Gaelic
  • कम होनाHindi
  • surutIndonesian
  • abbassarsi, sedare, ridurre, ridursi, quietarsi, scendere, calare, calmarsi, sprofondare, discendere, abbassareItalian
  • 가라앉다Korean
  • sedeoLatin
  • whakamahuru, whakamauruMāori
  • milderen, kalmeren, zinken, zakken, verlagen, dalen, bezinkenDutch
  • esvaziarPortuguese
  • успокоиться, уняться, спадать, опускаться, успокаиваться, спасть, осесть, оседать, униматься, опуститьсяRussian
  • lägga sig, lugna sig, avta, dö bortSwedish

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