GRE Word List

SUBSIDE

sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate

The meaning of the word subside is sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate.

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