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Synonyms for decline

Synonyms for decline

to be unwilling to accept, consider, or receive

to slope downward

to become lower in quality, character, or condition

a marked loss of strength or effectiveness

a downward slope or distance

Synonyms for decline

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Russia's life expectancy has declined significantly, but it's not just because of lower birth rates.
The three major property crimes - burglary, auto theft and larceny-theft - declined from 10.
Repair and maintenance costs for all condominium types, which historically account for the largest portion of total operating costs, declined 0.
The University was forced to raise tuition and enrollments declined faster than the number of high school graduates; market share was lost.
x] emissions rate declined 4-9% per year between 1995 and 2001, with greater improvements for vehicles up to 4 years old (Pokharel et al.
Among women, since 1989, overall cancer incidence rates have risen slightly (due largely to lung cancer and breast cancer) and death rates have declined slightly.
Economic conditions continued to take a toll on the supply chain management (SCM) software industry in 2002, as the market declined 20.
Among 136 elderly women in Southern California whose performance on a memory test declined over a seven-year period, the deterioration was six times faster in those with the highest cortisol levels than in those with the lowest levels.
Indeed, in my research, all the measures of quality reveal that the quality of teachers has declined relative to that of other workers and of other skilled workers, First, using years of school as a measure of quality, it appears that the education level of teachers has declined relative to the schooling of other workers, no matter how skilled.
Having declined for eleven consecutive months, industrial production in August was nearly 5 percent below its level in August 2000.
Synthetic rubber's consumption share declined marginally from 60.
Housing starts have begun to feel the increase in interest rates and declined in the first half, enforcing the 2% forecast decline in '00, followed by a continued decline of 1% in '01.
The percentage of the work force that is unionized has declined from 32.
Alterra declined 52 percent, Sunrise Assisted Living declined 4.
Individual species and places vary, but "at a global scale, amphibians have declined over the past several decades," Houlahan and four coauthors announce in the April 13 NATURE.