taper off


taper off

verb

Definition of TAPER OFF

:  taper <housing starts tapered off in the fall>

Examples of TAPER OFF

  1. <at this time of the year, light begins to taper off a little earlier each day>

First Known Use of TAPER OFF

1848

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