decline

phonetic symbol: / dɪkláɪn / 

decline - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a downward slope or bend
declension , declination , declivity , descent , downslope , fall

[ noun ]
■ a gradual decrease
■ as of stored charge or current
decay

[ noun ]
■ change toward something smaller or lower
diminution

[ noun ]
■ a condition inferior to an earlier condition
■ a gradual falling off from a better state
declination

[ verb ]
■ grow worse
worsen

[ verb ]
■ grow smaller
go down , wane

[ verb ]
■ show unwillingness towards
e.g.)
・he declined to join the group on a hike
refuse

[ verb ]
■ inflect for number, gender, case, etc.,
e.g.)
・in many languages, speakers decline nouns, pronouns, and adjectives

[ verb ]
■ go down in value
correct , slump

[ verb ]
■ go down
e.g.)
・The roof declines here

[ verb ]
■ refuse to accept
pass up , refuse , reject , turn down

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