Definition of Decline. Meaning of Decline. Synonyms of Decline

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Definition of Decline

Decline
Decline De*cline", v. t. 1. To bend downward; to bring down; to depress; to cause to bend, or fall. In melancholy deep, with head declined. --Thomson. And now fair Phoebus gan decline in haste His weary wagon to the western vale. --Spenser. 2. To cause to decrease or diminish. [Obs.] ``You have declined his means.' --Beau. & Fl. He knoweth his error, but will not seek to decline it. --Burton. 3. To put or turn aside; to turn off or away from; to refuse to undertake or comply with; reject; to shun; to avoid; as, to decline an offer; to decline a contest; he declined any participation with them. Could I Decline this dreadful hour? --Massinger. 4. (Gram.) To inflect, or rehearse in order the changes of grammatical form of; as, to decline a noun or an adjective. Note: Now restricted to such words as have case inflections; but formerly it was applied both to declension and conjugation. After the first declining of a noun and a verb. --Ascham. 5. To run through from first to last; to repeat like a schoolboy declining a noun. [R.] --Shak.

Meaning of Decline from wikipedia

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