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English verb: subside

1. subside (change) wear off or die down

SamplesThe pain subsided.

ExamplesThe water subsides


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)weaken

2. subside (motion) sink to a lower level or form a depression

SamplesThe valleys subside.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)dip, sink

3. subside (motion) sink down or precipitate

SamplesThe mud subsides when the waters become calm.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)go down, go under, settle, sink

4. subside (motion) descend into or as if into some soft substance or place

SamplesHe sank into bed.
She subsided into the chair.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)come down, descend, fall, go down

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