Translation of "decline" - English-Korean dictionary

decline

verb uk /dɪˈklaɪn/ (present participle declining, past tense and past participle declined)

to become less in amount, importance, quality, or strength

감소하다
Sales of CDs have declined steadily.

formal If you decline something, you refuse it politely.

거절하다
I invited him to the meeting but he declined.

(Translation of “decline verb” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)