Definition of Subsiding

1. Noun. A gradual sinking to a lower level.

Exact synonyms: Settling, Subsidence
Generic synonyms: Sinking
Derivative terms: Settle, Subside, Subside



Definition of Subsiding

1. Verb. (present participle of subside) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subsiding

1. subside [v] - See also: subside

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subsiding

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subsided
subsidence
subsidences
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subsiders
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subsidiaries
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subsidiarities
subsidiarity
subsidiary
subsidiary company
subsidiary ledger
subsidies
subsiding (current term)
subsidisation
subsidise
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subsidiser
subsidisers
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subsidization
subsidizations
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subsidized
subsidizer
subsidizers
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Literary usage of Subsiding

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1. A Compendious system of midwifery: Chiefly Designed to Facilitate the by William Dewees (1853)
"The subsiding of the abdominal tumour. b. The secretion of mucus. c. The dilatation of the os uteri. d. The alternate contractions of the uterus. a. ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"creep;" ie a subsiding or slipping in of the ground, in consequence of the coal having been worked under it. In some colliery districts these disturbances ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"and Monterey ; one traversing the States of Jalisco and Sinaloa, and subsiding in Northern Sonora ; and a central ridge extending through the States of ..."

4. Original Letters Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1846)
"The detail of his Journey to the North Parts bearing the King's Proclamation, after the first subsiding of the " Pilgrimage of ..."

5. The Life and Correspondence of Rufus King: Comprising His Letters, Private by Rufus King (1897)
"... will take Possession of Louisiana—Gore to King—Claims an Outfit—Alarm of Invasion subsiding—Monroe presents a Memorial on Impressment of Seamen. ..."

6. Electrical Papers by Oliver Heaviside (1892)
"Variable State when p^ = p.2. First Case. subsiding f. 33. There are cases in which we already know how the final state is reached, ..."

7. Electrical Papers by Oliver Heaviside (1894)
"subsiding f. 33. There are cases in which we already know how the final state is reached, viz., the already given case of a nonconducting dielectric (§§ 21, ..."

8. The Political Text-book, Or Encyclopedia: Containing Everything Necessary by Michael W. Cluskey (1860)
"Jackson, and to which the letter upon which I have been commenting is in reply :— engendered Ъу tho conflict are subsiding, that Jackson honestly believed ..."

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