die down - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theydie down
he/she/itdies down
present participledying down
past tensedied down
past participledied down
  1. if something dies down, it becomes much less noisy, powerful, or active

    I waited for the laughter to die down before I spoke.

    The wind died down during the night.

See also main entry: die