Translation of "subside" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /səbˈsaɪd/ us

If a condition subsides, it becomes less strong or extreme. (of a condition) to become less strong or extreme

disminuir, calmarse
The police are hoping that the violence will soon subside.
As the pain in my foot subsided, I was able to walk the short distance to the car.

If a building, land, or water subsides, it goes down to a lower level. (of a building, land or water) to go down to a lower level

hundirse, decrecer
There is a danger that many homes will subside because of the drought.
Eventually the flood waters began to subside.

(Translation of “subside” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /səbˈsaid/

(of land, streets, buildings etc) to sink lower

hundirse; ceder
When a building starts to subside, cracks usually appear in the walls.

(of floods) to become lower and withdraw

bajar, decrecer
Gradually the water subsided.

(of a storm, noise or other disturbance) to become quieter

amainar, calmarse
They stayed anchored in harbour till the wind subsided.
subsidence /ˈsabsidəns, (American) səbˈsaidəns/ noun

the process of subsiding

The road has had to be closed because of subsidence.

(Translation of “subside” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)