Translation of "decline" - English-Russian dictionary

decline

verb uk us /dɪˈklaɪn/
REFUSE [ I, T ] formal

B2 If you decline something, you refuse it politely.

отклонять, отказываться
She declined his offer of a lift.
[ + to do sth ] He declined to comment.
BECOME LESS [ I ]

B2 to become less in amount, importance, quality, or strength

идти на убыль
Sales of records have declined steadily.

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