English-Spanish translation of decline

Translation of the word decline from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

decline in Spanish

decline
generalnoun decadencia [f], deterioro [m]
  civilizationnoun decadencia [f], decaimiento [m], ocaso [m]
  generalverb rehusar
  civilizationverb caer, declinar
  deteriorateverb deteriorarse, empeorar, degradarse
  drop offverb bajar, disminuir, decrecer, ir a menos
Synonyms for decline
Antonyms for decline
Derived terms of decline
Examples with translation
It's very impolite of you to decline her invitation.
It is foreseen that, due to the decline in grain production, China will quickly become a world leading grain importing country, overtaking Japan.
Biodiversity continues to decline each year.
She tried to persuade him not to decline the offer.
Unfortunately I must decline your invitation.
He gathered the courage to decline the offer.
Wiki
Decline is a change over time from previously efficient to inefficient organizational functioning, from previously rational to non-rational organizational and individual decision-making, from previously law-abiding to law violating organizational and individual behavior, from previously virtuous to iniquitous individual moral behavior. Note: The word decline should not be confused with the word obsolete. Decline refers to the degenerating of something whereas obsolete refers to the outdating of something or that it is no longer in use.

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Definitions of decline
noun
1. decline - change toward something smaller or lower
  diminution
  decrement, decrease the act of decreasing or reducing something
  decline in quality, deterioration, worsening, declension process of changing to an inferior state
  detumescence diminution of swelling; the subsidence of anything swollen
  ebbing, wane, ebb the outward flow of the tide
  erosion (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
  loss the act of losing someone or something; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"
  nosedive a sudden sharp drop or rapid decline; "the stock took a nosedive"
  sinking spell a temporary decline in health or value
  slippage failing to hold or slipping out of place; "the knots allowed no slippage"
2. decline - a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
  declination
  improvement, melioration the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"
  status, condition the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
  disuse, neglect the state of something that has been unused and neglected; "the house was in a terrible state of neglect"
  twilight the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth
  wreck a ship that has been destroyed at sea
verb
1. decline - grow smaller; "Interest in the project waned"
  wane
  decrease, diminish, lessen, fall decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
  dip stain an object by immersing it in a liquid
  wear on pass slowly (of time); "The day wore on"
  drop give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning"
2. decline - go down; "The roof declines here"
  drop give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning"
  sink, dip descend into or as if into some soft substance or place; "He sank into bed"; "She subsided into the chair"
3. decline - inflect for number, gender, case, etc., "in many languages, speakers decline nouns, pronouns, and adjectives"
  inflect change the form of a word in accordance as required by the grammatical rules of the language
4. decline - go down in value; "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped"
  slump, correct
  descend, come down, 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"
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decline as verb
InfinitiveGerundioPast participle
(To) declinedecliningdeclined
Indikative
1. Present
idecline
youdecline
hedeclines
wedecline
youdecline
theydecline
8. Perfect
ihave declined
youhave declined
hehas declined
wehave declined
youhave declined
theyhave declined
2. Imperfect
ideclined
youdeclined
hedeclined
wedeclined
youdeclined
theydeclined
9. Pluperfect indic. or Past perfect
ihad declined
youhad declined
hehad declined
wehad declined
youhad declined
theyhad declined
4a. Future
iwill decline
youwill decline
hewill decline
wewill decline
youwill decline
theywill decline
11a. Future perfect or future anterior
iwill have declined
youwill have declined
hewill have declined
wewill have declined
youwill have declined
theywill have declined
Conditional
5. Conditional present
iwould decline
youwould decline
hewould decline
wewould decline
youwould decline
theywould decline
12. Conditional perfect
iwould have declined
youwould have declined
hewould have declined
wewould have declined
youwould have declined
theywould have declined
Subjunctive
6. Subject
idecline
youdecline
hedecline
wedecline
youdecline
theydecline
13. Present perfect
ihave declined
youhave declined
hehave declined
wehave declined
youhave declined
theyhave declined
Imperfect
ideclined
youdeclined
hedeclined
wedeclined
youdeclined
theydeclined
Pluperfect
ihad declined
youhad declined
hehad declined
wehad declined
youhad declined
theyhad declined
Imperative
Affirmative
youdecline
weLet's decline
youdecline
Negative
youdon't decline! (do not decline)
youdon't decline! (do not decline)
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