REFUSE [I, T] formal › If you decline something, you refuse it politely.
geri çevirmek, reddetmek She declined his offer of a lift. [+ to do sth] He declined to comment.1185
BECOME LESS [I] › to become less in amount, importance, quality, or strength
(miktar, önem, kalite, güç vb.) düşmek, azalmak Sales of records have declined steadily.1811