Hindi translation of 'decline'
decline /dɪˈklaɪn डिˈक्लाइन्/
Word forms: declines, declining, declined
1. intransitive verb, variable noun
If something declines, or if there is a decline in something, it becomes smaller, weaker, or worse.
कमी होना/कमी nf
ह्रास होना/ह्रास mn
The number of staff has declined from 217 to 114.
...declining standards of literacy.
...a 14 per cent decline in sales.
decline from x to y
decline by x
decline in something
decline in value/importance/popularity
a decline in value/sales/revenue/population/fertility
experience/suffer/report/reverse a decline
a market/economic/population decline
a steep/sharp/rapid/gradual decline
If something is in decline, falling into decline, or on the decline, it is gradually growing smaller, weaker or worse.
ह्रास की ओर अग्रसर होना
Oil production is in decline.
Local languages are on the decline.
3. transitive verb
If you decline something or decline to do something, you politely refuse to accept it or do it.[formal]
You use decrease or reduce to talk about things becoming less in size or intensity.
I declined his offer of coffee.
He declined to comment on the story.
You use decline to talk about something becoming less in size, importance, or quality, often in a way that is considered negative.
decrease/reduce the amount/risk/likelihood/incidence
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Example Sentences Including 'decline'
I lectured on The Mysterious Stranger, the satanic offering of Twain's decline , a dark shudder of old age.Doubting Thomas
Six years later he'd bring her to Gina's birthday party; that night would herald another major decline.THE KINDEST USE A KNIFE (2002)
Paula, alive to the dangers of social decline , preferred not to risk infection by association with its sufferers.MR GOLIGHTLY'S HOLIDAY (2003)
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Translation of decline from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary