An example of decline is someone saying no when they've been asked out to dinner.
An example of decline is a ski run.
An example of decline is the unemployment rate going from 9% to 7.5%.
An example of decline is the sun setting in the West.
An example of decline is the collapse of the Roman Empire.
An example of decline is the quality of a glass of milk as it starts to sour over time.
An example of decline is the failing health of someone with cancer.
I wanted to invite them but I was afraid they would decline.
Refused to decline to their level of behavior.
His health has been declining for years.
The roof declines at a steep angle.
Boughs declining toward the ground.
We made our way home as the day declined.
I declined their offer of help.
- A gradual deterioration, as in numbers, activity, or quality.
- A downward movement or fall, as in price.
- A deterioration of health.The patient's rapid decline.
The sharp decline of the dunes to the sea.
The day is declining.
I must decline your offer.
The decline of life.
Health that has been declining for years.
The patient's rapid decline.
A line that declines from straightness.
Conduct that declines from sound morals.