Definition of “subside” - English Dictionary

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subsideverb [ I ]

us /səbˈsɑɪd/

subside verb [ I ] (BECOME WEAKER)

(of a condition) to become less strong, or (of an activity or disagreement) to become less violent:

When her pain didn’t subside, Matt drove her to the hospital.
Friction between the groups subsided gradually.

subside verb [ I ] (GO DOWN)

(of a building, area of land, or level of water) to go down to a lower level:

Forecasters predict the high tides will subside today.

(Definition of “subside” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)