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taper

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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
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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