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decline

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  • nounlessening
  • noundownward change in value, position
  • verbsay no
  • verblessen, become less
  • verbdescend
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Synonyms for decline

noun lessening
  • deterioration
  • downturn
  • drop
  • failure
  • fall
  • recession
  • slump
  • weakening
  • abatement
  • backsliding
  • comedown
  • cropper
  • decay
  • decrepitude
  • degeneracy
  • degeneration
  • descent
  • devolution
  • diminution
  • dissolution
  • dive
  • downfall
  • downgrade
  • dwindling
  • ebb
  • ebbing
  • enfeeblement
  • failing
  • flop
  • lapse
  • pratfall
  • relapse
  • senility
  • skids
  • wane
  • waning
  • worsening
  • falling off
  • on the skids

Antonyms for decline

  • increase
  • rise
  • success
  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • ascent
  • development
  • growth
  • improvement
  • progress
  • strength
  • strengthening
  • upgrade
  • betterment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to decline

abate

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abated

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abatement

noun. lessening

abating

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abnegate

verb. renounce

abstain

verb. hold back from doing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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