Definition of Declines

1. Noun. (plural of decline) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of decline) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Declines

1. decline [v] - See also: decline

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Declines

declinal
declinate
declination
declinational
declinations
declinator
declinators
declinatory
declinature
declinatures
decline
decline in quality
declined
decliner
decliners
declines (current term)
declinest
declineth
declining
declinism
declinist
declinists
declinometer
declinometers
declinous
declive
declivis
declivities
declivitous
declivity

Literary usage of Declines

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1. The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV., King by Charles Greville (1903)
"... the Foreign Office—Lord Clarendon declines to take Office—Lord Clarendon's Interview/ with the Queen—Mr. Cobden declines to take Office—The Armistice of ..."

2. Modern Egypt by Evelyn Baring Cromer (1908)
"... the Freycinet Ministry—France declines to co-operate—Negotiations with Italy—Italy declines to co-operate —Negotiations with Turkey—Tel-el-Kebir—General ..."

3. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... in Congress chosen—Factions—Jefferson declines, but is chosen—Again declines— His Double Reasons — Leaves Congress—Appointed a Commissioner to France- ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1794)
"Mr. G. declines repeating what has been fo ... Nobility declines, but the nobles aie more intelligent than in the reft of Italy j the execution of criminal ..."

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