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taper off

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of taper off

  1. to grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually at this time of the year, light begins to taper off a little earlier each day Synonyms of taper off abate, decline, de-escalate, 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, decrease, waneWords Related to taper off compress, condense, constrict, contract; evaporate, fade (away), fritter (away), give out, melt (away), peter (out), tail (off), vanish; slacken, slow (down); alleviate, relax; flag, sink, weaken; cave (in), collapse, deflateNear Antonyms of taper off appear, emerge, show up; blow up, distend, elongate, lengthenAntonyms of taper off accumulate, balloon, build, burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, grow, increase, intensify, mount, mushroom, pick up, rise, snowball, soar, swell, wax



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