What does subsiding mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. settling, subsiding, subsidencenoun

    a gradual sinking to a lower level


  1. subsiding

    Subsiding generally refers to the gradual decrease in the intensity or severity of something, such as symptoms of a disease, emotions, or natural phenomena like floods or storms. It can also refer to the downward movement of ground or a building, often due to geological or structural shifts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subsiding

    of Subside

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subsiding in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subsiding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of subsiding in a Sentence

  1. Lance Gooden:

    The Biden administration is working with nonprofits, U.S. corporations, and international agencies to operate an illegal immigration network that spans from South America to every community in the United States, taxpayer dollars should not be subsiding a mass invasion of our country and it is time to put a stop to this corrupt operation.

  2. National Weather Service:

    Blizzard conditions will make for dangerous to impossible travel this morning before subsiding this afternoon. There continues to be potential for avalanches in some mountain ranges.

  3. Kyriakos Mitsotakis:

    We have learned to live with earthquakes, this was one more quake, the situation is gradually subsiding. The city withstood this and can handle it. There is no cause for concern.

  4. Masafumi Yamamoto:

    The latest concerns triggered by the sudden policy action may be subsiding a tad. But there is no change in the fact that the Chinese economy is slowing, i think the yuan has become overvalued as other countries tried to cheapen their currencies and it will keep falling, playing catch-up.

  5. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    It is curious to note the old sea-margins of human thought. Each subsiding century reveals some new mystery; we build where monsters used to hide themselves.

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    A jejune
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