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English definition of “subside”

subside

verb [I]
 
 
/səbˈsaɪd/
LESS STRONG to become less strong or extreme: The violence seems to be subsiding at last.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
BUILDING If a building subsides, it sinks down to a lower level.Moving downwardsFalling and dropping
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