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English definition of “subside”

subside

verb [I] (LESS STRONG)    /səbˈsaɪd/
If a condition subsides, it becomes less strong or extreme : 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 .Becoming and making less strong
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