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declined

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

bending downward or forward
  • we awaited our punishment with declined heads

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declined

verb
past tense of decline

Synonyms & Antonyms of declined (Entry 2 of 2)

3 to go to a lower level especially abruptly
  • new-car sales declined to their lowest level in years

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4 to become worse or of less value
  • his reputation as a writer began to decline not long after his death

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6 to lead or extend downward
  • the bike path declines toward the riverbank and then follows the river for several miles

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“Declined.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/declined. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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