Definition of subside
subsidenceplay \səb-ˈsī-dən(t)s, ˈsəb-sə-dən(t)s\ noun
Examples of subside in a Sentence
The pain will subside in a couple of hours.
After his anger had subsided, he was able to look at things rationally.
We'll have to wait until the wind subsides.
The road will remain closed until the water subsides.
Recent Examples of subside from the Web
Terrorism, although still rife, has subsided dramatically.
But when the heat of battle finally subsided, no enemy vessels were accounted for.
In Europe, large price swings in eurozone stocks have largely subsided.
Though the controversy appears to have subsided, the young actress has maintained a bit of a lower profile since.
The waves subsided somewhat as the crew neared Alki Point and the decision was made to substitute replacements for four of the fatiguing eight rowers and the coxswain.
The film is many Americans’ first exposure to anime, kicking off a Western passion for the Eastern art form that has not subsided.
But any animosity has long subsided, and those three displayed their collective abilities on Thursday night.
A sibling schism After nearly a decade of turmoil, controversies enveloping Turf Paradise seemingly subsided.
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Synonym Discussion of subside
SUBSIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of subside for English Language Learners
: to become less strong or intense
: to move down to a lower level
SUBSIDE Defined for Kids
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