Translation of "decline" - English-Portuguese dictionary

decline

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

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

diminuir, cair, baixar
Sales of CDs have declined steadily.

formal If you decline something, you refuse it politely.

declinar (de), rejeitar
I invited him to the meeting but he declined.

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