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sub·side

 (səb-sīd′)
intr.v. sub·sid·ed, sub·sid·ing, sub·sides
1.
a. To become less intense, active, or severe; abate.
b. To become smaller or less prominent, as swelling. See Synonyms at decrease.
2. To move or sink to a lower or normal level: The earth subsided as the aquifer drained away.
3. To sink to the bottom, as a sediment.
4. To sit down slowly; settle down: "She looked swiftly around, and once she saw her husband, subsided primly onto the edge of a chair" (Jane Stevenson).

[Latin subsīdere : sub-, sub- + sīdere, to settle; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

sub·si′dence (səb-sīd′ns, sŭb′sĭ-dns) n.

subside

(səbˈsaɪd)
vb (intr)
1. to become less loud, excited, violent, etc; abate
2. to sink or fall to a lower level
3. (Physical Geography) (of the surface of the earth, etc) to cave in; collapse
4. (of sediment, etc) to sink or descend to the bottom; settle
[C17: from Latin subsīdere to settle down, from sub- down + sīdere to settle]
subˈsider n

sub•side

(səbˈsaɪd)

v.i. -sid•ed, -sid•ing.
1. to sink to a low or lower level.
2. to become quiet, less active, or less violent; abate.
3. to sink or fall to the bottom, as sediment; settle; precipitate.
[1640–50; < Latin subsīdere=sub- sub- + sīdere to sit, settle; akin to sedēre to be seated; see sit]
sub•sid•ence (səbˈsaɪd ns, ˈsʌb sɪ dns) n.

subside


Past participle: subsided
Gerund: subsiding

Imperative
subside
subside
Present
I subside
you subside
he/she/it subsides
we subside
you subside
they subside
Preterite
I subsided
you subsided
he/she/it subsided
we subsided
you subsided
they subsided
Present Continuous
I am subsiding
you are subsiding
he/she/it is subsiding
we are subsiding
you are subsiding
they are subsiding
Present Perfect
I have subsided
you have subsided
he/she/it has subsided
we have subsided
you have subsided
they have subsided
Past Continuous
I was subsiding
you were subsiding
he/she/it was subsiding
we were subsiding
you were subsiding
they were subsiding
Past Perfect
I had subsided
you had subsided
he/she/it had subsided
we had subsided
you had subsided
they had subsided
Future
I will subside
you will subside
he/she/it will subside
we will subside
you will subside
they will subside
Future Perfect
I will have subsided
you will have subsided
he/she/it will have subsided
we will have subsided
you will have subsided
they will have subsided
Future Continuous
I will be subsiding
you will be subsiding
he/she/it will be subsiding
we will be subsiding
you will be subsiding
they will be subsiding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been subsiding
you have been subsiding
he/she/it has been subsiding
we have been subsiding
you have been subsiding
they have been subsiding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been subsiding
you will have been subsiding
he/she/it will have been subsiding
we will have been subsiding
you will have been subsiding
they will have been subsiding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been subsiding
you had been subsiding
he/she/it had been subsiding
we had been subsiding
you had been subsiding
they had been subsiding
Conditional
I would subside
you would subside
he/she/it would subside
we would subside
you would subside
they would subside
Past Conditional
I would have subsided
you would have subsided
he/she/it would have subsided
we would have subsided
you would have subsided
they would have subsided
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.subside - wear off or die down; "The pain subsided"
weaken - become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
2.subside - sink to a lower level or form a depression; "the valleys subside"
sink, dip - appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line"
3.subside - sink down or precipitate; "the mud subsides when the waters become calm"
go under, go down, sink, settle - go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
4.subside - descend into or as if into some soft substance or place; "He sank into bed"; "She subsided into the chair"
come down, descend, go down, fall - move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"

subside

verb
2. collapse, sink, cave in, drop, lower, settle Does that mean that the whole house is subsiding?
3. drop, fall, decline, ebb, descend Local officials say the flood waters have subsided.

subside

verb
To become or cause to become less active or intense:
abate, bate, die (away, down, off, or out), ease (off or up), ebb, fall, fall off, lapse, let up, moderate, remit, slacken, slack off, wane.
Translations
يَنْخَفِض، يَنْحَسِريهْبُط، يَنْخَفِضيَهْدأ، يَسْكُن، يَخِف
opadnoutsesedat seutišit se
stilne afsynke
leapad
ganga niîurhjaînasíga
grimztinuščiūtinusėdimassmegti
atplūstiegrimtkristiesnorimtsēsties
opadnúťsadnúť
batmakçekilmekçökmekdinmekhafiflemek

subside

[səbˈsaɪd] VI [floods] → bajar, descender; [road, land, house] → hundirse; [wind] → amainar; [anger, laughter, excitement] → apagarse; [threat] → disminuir, alejarse; [violence, pain] → disminuir
to subside into a chairdejarse caer en una silla

subside

[səbˈsaɪd] vi
(= go down) [flood, waters] → baisser
(= calm down) [storm, wind] → s'apaiser; [fear, pain] → s'apaiser
(= sink) [land, earth, building] → s'affaisser

subside

vi
(flood, river)sinken; (land, building, road)sich senken, absacken (inf); the lorry subsided into the mudder Lastwagen sank im Schlamm ein; to subside into a chairauf einen Stuhl sinken
(storm, wind)abflauen, nachlassen, sich legen; (anger, excitement, laughter, noise)nachlassen, abklingen; (fever)sinken

subside

[səbˈsaɪd] vi (flood) → calare, decrescere; (road, land) → cedere, avvallarsi; (wind, anger) → calmarsi, placarsi

subside

(səbˈsaid) verb
1. (of land, streets, buildings etc) to sink lower. When a building starts to subside, cracks usually appear in the walls.
2. (of floods) to become lower and withdraw. Gradually the water subsided.
3. (of a storm, noise or other disturbance) to become quieter. They stayed anchored in harbour till the wind subsided.
subsidence (ˈsabsidəns) , ((American) səbˈsaidəns) noun
the process of subsiding. The road has had to be closed because of subsidence.

subside

vt. menguar, apaciguar, bajar, cesar.
References in classic literature ?
A moment was allowed for the first thrill to subside, then Hugo, the villain, stalked in with a clanking sword at his side, a slouching hat, black beard, mysterious cloak, and the boots.
When no longer called upon to speak or listen -- either of which operations cost him an evident effort -- his face would briefly subside into its former not uncheerful quietude.
My wretched feet, flayed and swollen to lameness by the sharp air of January, began to heal and subside under the gentler breathings of April; the nights and mornings no longer by their Canadian temperature froze the very blood in our veins; we could now endure the play-hour passed in the garden: sometimes on a sunny day it began even to be pleasant and genial, and a greenness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening daily, suggested the thought that Hope traversed them at night, and left each morning brighter traces of her steps.
Oh, long, long afterwards, I saw that look subside, as it did now, into the lovely smile, with which she told me she had no fear for herself - I need have none for her - and parted from me by the name of Brother, and was gone!
As the days went on, I noticed more and more that he would lie placidly looking at the white ceiling, with an absence of light in his face, until some word of mine brightened it for an instant, and then it would subside again.
Then these agonies began swiftly to subside, and I came to myself as if out of a great sickness.
Though in certain circumstances these gentlemen bellow their loudest like bulls, though this, let us suppose, does them the greatest credit, yet, as I have said already, confronted with the impossible they subside at once.
Fortunately the storm began to subside, but still the sea was disturbed.
Let him reflect now, and when your blinding dust and deafening hum subside, he will discover a path.
I was quite cool, but he gave way to the most violent indignation; I may therefore expect it will the sooner subside, and perhaps his may be vanished for ever, while mine will be found still fresh and implacable.
Then all these yeasty emotions subside and are blended into one glorious sensation of grandeur and majesty, as of a giant among pygmies.
There he again walks slowly up and down in the same attitude, subsiding, if a man so cool may have any need to subside, from the story he has related downstairs.