Examples of taper in a Sentence
leaves that taper to a point
you'll find the symptoms begin tapering gradually about 24 hours after you take the medicine
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 off, wane;
TAPER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of taper for English Language Learners
: to become gradually smaller toward one end
TAPER Defined for Kids
Definition of taper for Students
- The leaves taper to a point.
- The rain tapered off.
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