(Intransitive) To fall; to sink; to grow less; to diminish; to decrease
That falls or fall.
To scoop up by plunging the hand or a receptacle below the surface, as of a liquid; ladle:
To fall or sink heavily; collapse:
To drop (troops or supplies) by parachute; airdrop
To pass gradually or smoothly; slip:
To pronounce; utter:
To come to an agreement, especially to resolve a lawsuit out of court.
To sink a ship with one of more torpedoes.
To sink or fall to the bottom; settle, as sediment
To lower or debase oneself:
To sink, in the middle, by its weight or under applied pressure, below a horizontal line or plane; as, a line or cable supported by its ends sags, though tightly drawn; the floor of a room sags; hence, to lean, give way, or settle from a vertical position; as, a building may sag one way or another; a door sags on its hinges.
Ruin is defined as to break or destroy something.
To fall off or decline precipitously
To fall or drop straight downward
The definition of merge is to combine two entities so that there are no longer two distinct elements.
Humble is defined as to lower the condition or position of someone or something.
To founder is defined as to fall or fail.
(Archaic) To fall away; to become diminished; to decline; to decay; to sink.
To weaken or lessen; decline
To administer a large oral dose of liquid medicine to (an animal).
(Sports) To deliberately fall down after a challenge, imitating being fouled, in the hope of getting one's opponent penalised.
To diminish or impair in quality, character, or value:
To break up or spoil completely; ruin
To lower oneself; stoop:
To lower in spirits; deject.
To fall to a lower rank or status.
To decrease is defined as to make something smaller or fewer or to become smaller or fewer.
To bend downward; to bring down; to depress; to cause to bend, or fall.
To overturn or cause to overturn:
(Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
To undergo decomposition, especially organic decomposition; decay.
To fall below a normal or desirable state, especially functionally or morally; deteriorate:
To reveal the ending of (a story etc.); to ruin (a surprise) by exposing it ahead of time.
To disappear gradually; vanish:
To cover with list, or with strips of cloth; to put list on; to stripe as if with list.
Slant is defined as to tip something to the side, or to write or tell something with a point of view.
To drench in or cover with or as if with water.
To affect deeply in mind or emotion:
To scuttle means to sink a ship by making holes in the hull, or to abandon a plan.
To move backward or away from a reference point; recede:
Droop is defined as to hang down, bend down or to lose strength.
To push with sudden force; shove; drive
(Joinery) To run or plane (mouldings) in a machine, in contradistinction to working them by hand. Such mouldings are said to be stuck.
To go into in a sharp, thrusting way
To pass over or through:
To strike against with great force; drive into
(Informal) To work or study hard
Waste is defined as to destroy, wear away or use up.
The definition of languish is to fail to advance or move forward, or to grow weak.
To lose strength; grow weak or tired
To fall suddenly, clumsily, or helplessly
(Informal) To fall or decline sharply:
Total means to add things up.
To dismantle wrecked vehicles or other objects, to reclaim any useful parts. (Australia)
Undo is defined as to release, reverse or put an end to.
To cause to come into forceful contact with something:
To reach the end of a task, course, or relationship:
To demolish is defined as to knock down, refute or destroy either literally or figuratively, or to eat food quickly.
To fall into fault or error. Often used with up.
(Archaic) To go, or seem to go, backward
To cause to waste away or become abortive; to starve or weaken.
To fall or plunge headlong
To put into the water; launch:
To move upwards.
(Figuratively) To rise; to become higher, more noble, etc.
To increase in amount or degree; intensify:
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
(Dated) To use or employ to good purpose; to turn to profitable account.
To fight is defined as to participate in a physical or verbal disagreement, or to face something and struggle through it.
Brave means to face something with courage.
To stir up; instigate:
To undergo radioactive disintegration spontaneously
Lean is defined as to incline, bend or rest on.
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
Toward or on the right.
To surpass or exceed:
The definition of slope is to slant up or down, or to put something into a position where it slants up or down.
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