Definition of Subside

1. Verb. Wear off or die down. "The water subsides "; "The pain subsided"

Exact synonyms: Lessen
Generic synonyms: Weaken
Derivative terms: Subsidence



2. Verb. Sink to a lower level or form a depression. "The valleys subside"
Generic synonyms: Dip, Sink
Derivative terms: Subsidence, Subsidence, Subsiding

3. Verb. Sink down or precipitate. "The mud subsides when the waters become calm"
Exact synonyms: Settle
Generic synonyms: Go Down, Go Under, Settle, Sink
Derivative terms: Settling, Settlings

4. Verb. Descend into or as if into some soft substance or place. "She subsided into the chair"
Exact synonyms: Sink
Generic synonyms: Come Down, Descend, Fall, Go Down

Definition of Subside

1. v. i. To sink or fall to the bottom; to settle, as lees.

Definition of Subside

1. Verb. To sink or fall to the bottom; to settle, as lees. ¹

2. Verb. To tend downward; to become lower; to descend; to sink. ¹

3. Verb. To fall into a state of quiet; to cease to rage; to be calmed; to settle down; to become tranquil; to abate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subside

1. to sink to a lower or normal level [v -SIDED, -SIDING, -SIDES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subside

subservientness
subserving
subsessile
subset
subsets
subshaft
subshafts
subshell
subshells
subshift
subshifts
subshock
subshrub
subshrubs
subside (current term)
subsided
subsidence
subsidences
subsider
subsiders
subsides
subsidiaries
subsidiarily
subsidiarities
subsidiarity
subsidiary
subsidiary company
subsidiary ledger
subsidies

Literary usage of Subside

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1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1859)
"... AND SPEKE assigned, they must subside from 22500 feet to the low altitude of this, tlig leading coast range. The lake which the travellers reached is ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... every building of strength converted into a citadel ; nor did the tumults subside, till a considerable part of Alexandria was irretrievably ruined. ..."

3. The Early English Customs System: A Documentary Study of the Institutional by Norman Scott Brien Gras (1918)
"Item for subside £iii xiii s. iiii d. Item devery', [to] Calais xvi d. ... [VII, 19] The Custum and subside of every £ value of alle other ..."

4. The Early English Customs System: A Documentary Study of the Institutional by Norman Scott Brien Gras (1918)
"Item for subside £iii xiii s. iiii d. Item devery', [to] Calais xvi d. ... [VII, 19] The Custum and subside of every £ value of alle other ..."

5. Mathematical and Physical Papers by Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Baron John William Strutt Rayleigh (1901)
"SECTION V. On the effect of internal friction in causing the motion of a fluid to subside. Application to the case of oscillatory 1 waves. 49. ..."

6. The Constitutional History of England from the Accession of Henry VII. to by Henry Hallam (1876)
"... found no better means of keeping alive the animosity that was beginning to subside than by fram- mg the Remonstrance on the State of the Kingdom, ..."

7. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"... twenty thousand men— The river floods and his bridge is taken up—The waters subside—The bridge is again laid—The Spaniards pass—Lord Wellington advances ..."

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