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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
(Definition of subside verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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