Translation of "subside" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /səbˈsaid/

(of land, streets, buildings etc) to sink lower

hundirse; ceder
When a building starts to subside, cracks usually appear in the walls.

(of floods) to become lower and withdraw

bajar, decrecer
Gradually the water subsided.

(of a storm, noise or other disturbance) to become quieter

amainar, calmarse
They stayed anchored in harbour till the wind subsided.
subsidence /ˈsabsidəns, (American) səbˈsaidəns/ noun

the process of subsiding

The road has had to be closed because of subsidence.

(Translation of “subside” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)