Definitions for tapering
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word tapering
the act of gradually lowering the size or amount
"the doctor prescribed the tapering of the dose"
tapered, tapering, narrowing(adj)
becoming gradually narrower
"long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs"
dwindling, tapering, tapering off(adj)
gradually decreasing until little remains
A tapered shape.
becoming gradually smaller toward one end
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There are so many things overhanging the market right now, we've got an OPEC meeting, we've got Greece, we've got economic reports coming out, you name it, everyone is worried about the Fed tapering, it's all the same old stories.
I wouldn’t bet a single euro on the ECB tapering its program, draghi was quite clear in his last press conference that what really matters is looking beyond headline numbers and assessing genuine medium to long term economic developments. The ECB is far from achieving its ultimate objectives of real price stability and inflation of around 2 percent.
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