Part of speech:
To retreat is to withdraw or back away, especially from a dangerous or unpleasant situation or from a military engagement.
To leave or return, as from a military position.
To sink to the bottom, as a sediment.
To hold back, suppress, or conceal (evidence, identity, personal interests, etc.)
To exist or continue in miserable or disheartening conditions:
To diminish or impair in quality, character, or value:
To decrease is defined as to make something smaller or fewer or to become smaller or fewer.
To draw to a gradual close:
(Intransitive, physics, of a satellite's orbit) To undergo prolonged reduction in altitude (above the orbitted body).
The definition of melt is to turn from a solid to liquid as a result of exposure to heat.
To reduce the intensity or severity of; retard; abate; moderate
To have its symptoms lessen or disappear
To become ensnared or entrapped; to be worse off than before.
To reduce the strain, tension, or pressure of or on; loosen; slacken
Off is defined as to be less than.
Toward or at a low or lower point on a scale:
To move backward, esp. into an earlier, less complex, or worse condition; decline; degenerate
Having a rotational or orbital movement that is opposite to the movement of most bodies within a celestial system. In the solar system, retrograde bodies are those that rotate or orbit in a clockwise direction (east to west) when viewed from a vantage point above the Earth's north pole. Venus, Uranus, and Pluto have retrograde rotational movements. No planets in the solar system have retrograde orbital movements, but four of Jupiter's moons exhibit such movement.
To withdraw or disavow (a statement, promise, offer, charge, etc.); recant
To lessen; diminish
To increase the number of electrons of (an atom, element, or ion)
(Rare) To reduce; lessen
(Only used in the phrase peter out) To dwindle; to trail off; to diminish to nothing
(Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
Waste is matter excreted from the body, or unwanted or discarded matter.
A decline in the value of an asset over time, due to its increasing obsolescence or the wear and tear due to its use; a deduction on an income tax return of part of the asset’s cost, transforming its declining value into a benefit for the taxpayer.
The act or process of withdrawing, as:
(Geology) A relative fall in sea level resulting in deposition of terrestrial strata over marine strata.
A lessening or reduction
The resulting reduction; decrease.
(Chemistry) A decrease in positive valence or an increase in negative valence by the gaining of electrons.
The definition of a recession is a slow economic period where the gross domestic product declines and unemployment increases for two or more quarters.
Cancellation of or release from a debt, tax, penalty, etc.
(Intransitive) To increase in value or standing.
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
To rise. Used of the tide.
Approach means to move close to something.
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