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  • verbdecrease
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Synonyms for taper

verb decrease
  • abate
  • dwindle
  • lessen
  • recede
  • subside
  • taper off
  • bate
  • close
  • diminish
  • drain
  • fade
  • narrow
  • reduce
  • rescind
  • thin
  • wane
  • weaken
  • die away
  • die out
  • thin out
  • wind down

Antonyms for taper

  • enlarge
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • rise
  • expand
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • go up
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to taper

abate

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abated

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abating

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

acuminate

verb. sharpen

diminish

verb. become or cause to be less

diminished

verb. become or cause to be less
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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