[ suhb-sahyd ]
/ səbˈsaɪd /
verb (used without object), sub·sid·ed, sub·sid·ing.
to sink to a low or lower level.
to become quiet, less active, or less violent; abate: The laughter subsided.
to sink or fall to the bottom; settle; precipitate: to cause coffee grounds to subside.
Words nearby subside
Origin of subside
OTHER WORDS FROM subside
sub·sid·ence [suhb-sahyd-ns, suhb-si-dns] /səbˈsaɪd ns, ˈsʌb sɪ dns/, nounsub·sid·er, nounnon·sub·sid·ing, adjectiveun·sub·sid·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unsubsiding
/ (səbˈsaɪd) /
to become less loud, excited, violent, etc; abate
to sink or fall to a lower level
(of the surface of the earth, etc) to cave in; collapse
(of sediment, etc) to sink or descend to the bottom; settle
Derived forms of subsidesubsider, noun
Word Origin for subside
C17: from Latin subsīdere to settle down, from sub- down + sīdere to settle
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