Associations to the word «Subside»


SUBSIDE, verb. To sink or fall to the bottom; to settle, as lees.
SUBSIDE, verb. To tend downward; to become lower; to descend; to sink.
SUBSIDE, verb. To fall into a state of quiet; to cease to rage; to be calmed; to settle down; to become tranquil; to abate.

Dictionary definition

SUBSIDE, verb. Wear off or die down; "The pain subsided".
SUBSIDE, verb. Sink to a lower level or form a depression; "the valleys subside".
SUBSIDE, verb. Sink down or precipitate; "the mud subsides when the waters become calm".
SUBSIDE, verb. Descend into or as if into some soft substance or place; "He sank into bed"; "She subsided into the chair".

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