verb (used without object), sub·sid·ed, sub·sid·ing.
Origin of subside
Examples from the Web for subsided
By the time I arrived, however, the war in Mozambique was over and the attacks had subsided.How I Got Addicted to Africa (and Wrote a Thriller About It)|Todd Moss|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kids used to take big changes, but the crazy energy of youth seems to have subsided.From Led Zeppelin to Breaking Bad: The Lamest Generation|Elizabeth Wurtzel|September 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But as Bernanke took pains to reassure the market, and as the stock market recovered, the panic has subsided.Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Testimony Further Calms Markets|William O’Connor|July 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The anti-gay-marriage protests have subsided, and so has the talk of a new French revolution.
But before the floodwaters have subsided, the insurance industry has already hastened to calculate the damage from Sandy.
O Hara San pouted her scarlet lips at him and laughed softly as she subsided on to a mat on the floor and clapped her hands.The Shadow of the East|E. M. Hull
She's quite dropped her fine-lady airs and subsided into a sensible being.
And the stars behind them, instead of appearing to be green, had subsided to a dull red glow.Islands of Space|John W Campbell
After several somewhat melancholy songs, he let off his pistol two or three times and then subsided into silence.Police!!!|Robert W. Chambers
When this was over and the excitement had subsided, they sat about the fire and discussed the situation.Frank Merriwell Down South|Burt L. Standish
British Dictionary definitions for subsided
Word Origin for subside
Word Origin and History for subsided
1680s, "to sink to the bottom," from Latin subsidere "settle, sink, sit down or remain," from sub "down" (see sub-) + sidere "to settle," related to sedere (see sedentary). Meaning "to sink to a lower level, be reduced" is from 1706. Related: Subsided; subsiding.