on the decline

Definition of on the decline

  1. :  becoming worse in condition or less in size, amount, number, etc. :  declining His health is on the decline. Sales are on the decline.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to turn from a straight course :  stray

    :  to slope downward :  descend

    :  to bend down :  droop

  1. :  the process of declining

    :  a gradual physical or mental sinking and wasting away

    :  a change to a lower state or level

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a brief usually trivial fact

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