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decline

see definition of decline
  • 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.

abstain

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