Examples of taper off in a Sentence
at this time of the year, light begins to taper off a little earlier each day
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This heat wave is expected to taper off Monday night when thunderstorms are predicted for metro Detroit.
The string of children walking into school started to taper off around 7:45 a.m. A few minutes later, educators ended the welcome brigade, broke off from the line and walked back to their classrooms.
The rain was expected to taper off Saturday afternoon, but there remains a threat of mudslides in the Yosemite Valley due to recent wildfires, Ochs said.
The storms are expected to taper off late Monday, but widespread rain will stick around, exiting the area metro area from northwest to southeast throughout the day Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
My psychiatrist agreed with my plan to slowly taper off.
With the rain tapering off, Sun reporter Kevin Rector arrives on scene and tweets photos showing cars stuck in standing water.
Subsequent episodes tapered off in ratings but still drew an impressive audience.
He's gotten better every year, with no signs of tapering off.
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taper off Synonyms
abate, de-escalate, decline, decrease, die (away or down or out), diminish, drain (away), drop (off), dwindle, ease, ebb, fall, fall away, lessen, let up, lower, moderate, pall, phase down, ratchet (down) also rachet (down) , recede, relent, remit, shrink, subside, taper, wane;
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