Part of speech:
Ebb is defined as the movement of the tide out to the sea.
Decline is defined as to refuse something, slope downward, become less or to sink from view.
To wither is to shrivel up, to become dry, or to weaken and droop.
Wilt means to become limp.
To become less intense, active, or severe; abate.
To appear to move downward, as the sun or moon in setting.
(Intransitive, figuratively) To withdraw or retire, as from danger.
To become less; diminish
(Only used in the phrase peter out) To dwindle; to trail off; to diminish to nothing
(Intransitive) To become less.
Lag is defined as to stay behind or fall behind
To be wanting; to fall short; to be or become deficient in any measure or degree up to total absence.
To disappear slowly; die out
To become gradually less until little remains.
To become smaller or less
To become indifferent; to cease to be subject.
To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
(Intransitive, physics, of a satellite's orbit) To undergo prolonged reduction in altitude (above the orbitted body).
To fall below a normal or desirable state, especially functionally or morally; deteriorate:
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 diminish or impair in quality, character, or value:
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:
Cancellation of or release from a debt, tax, penalty, etc.
A lessening or reduction
To increase in size, quantity, or worth:
(Intransitive) To increase in value or standing.
To cause to grow; raise:
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
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