Examples of taper off in a Sentence
at this time of the year, light begins to taper off a little earlier each day
Recent Examples of taper off from the Web
The report indicates that the California economy remains robust despite some fears job growth was tapering off.
Patients can usually taper off treatment completely in about a year, though some doctors recommend lifetime usage.
Over the next couple of months, Love Lives Here and other community groups continued their show of support while the neo-Nazi attacks tapered off.
Most of the shower activity will taper off overnight.
Also, periods typically have a heavy day or two of bleeding and then taper off.
This morning’s showers are expected to taper off by mid-morning and the sun should be out by the afternoon.
Although piracy in the Horn of Africa region has tapered off, the Sulu/Celebes sea area has become a new hotbed of organized crime at sea.
Roads were mostly wet this morning as rain showers will continue through the day, tapering off by Wednesday afternoon.
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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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