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To become less in size, amount or value - thesaurus

Synonyms

crater

verb

to suddenly become much lower

decrease

verb

to become less

diminish

verb

to become less

decline

verb

to become less or worse

slump

verb

to be suddenly reduced to a much lower level

dwindle

verb

to become gradually less or smaller over a period of time until almost nothing remains

fall

verb

to become lower in level, amount, or value

drop

verb

to fall to a lower amount or value

shrink

verb

to become smaller in amount, value, or range

dip

verb

to become less

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abate

verb

formal to gradually become less serious or extreme

come down

to become less in amount, level, price, etc.

depreciate

verb

to become less valuable than before

descend

verb

humorous to come down to a lower level, especially a lower social level

die down

if something dies down, it becomes much less noisy, powerful, or active

dive

verb

to lose value very quickly

drop away

to become weaker or smaller in amount

ease

verb

to become less severe

ebb

verb

mainly literary to gradually become smaller or less

ebb and flow

mainly literary to keep becoming smaller or weaker and then larger or stronger

fall away

to become smaller or lower in amount, level, value, etc.

fall back

to become smaller or lower in amount, level, value, etc.

fall off

if the amount, level, or value of something falls off, it gets smaller

flatline

verb

informalmainly journalism to fall to a very low level

go down

to become less

go through the floor

to fall to an extremely low level

halve

verb

to be reduced to half the original size, number, or amount

inch

verb

to gradually become greater or smaller in amount or number

nosedive

verb

if an amount or value nosedives, it suddenly becomes much lower

plummet

verb

if something such as an amount, rate, or value plummets, it suddenly becomes much lower

plunge

verb

if an amount or level plunges, it suddenly becomes much lower

recede

verb

to become less strong or likely

sag

verb

to become weaker or less in amount or value

seep away

to gradually become weaker or to disappear

sink

verb

to go down in value or amount

slacken

verb

to become slower or less active, or to make something become slower or less active

slack off

to slow down, or to become less

slide

verb

to become smaller in amount

slow

verb

if you slow something, or if it slows, you reduce the level or amount of it

spiral

verb

to continuously become worse, more, or less

subside

verb

to become weaker, less violent, or less severe

tail off

to become quieter, weaker, or smaller

taper

verb

to gradually become less

wear

verb

if something wears or wears thin, it gets thinner or weaker because it has been used a lot

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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