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English verb: subside

1. subside (change) wear off or die down


SamplesThe pain subsided.


ExamplesThe water subsides


Synonymslessen


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.


Synonymssettle


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.


Synonymssink


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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