Definition of 'subside'
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Finally the pain subsides and my hair is fresh and clean. The Sun (2014)There was an intense pain for five seconds but the feeling subsided quickly. The Sun (2016)That pain rises and subsides through the months and years. Mothers who Leave (1994)But when anxious people had coffee as part of a group, their feelings of stress subsided. The Sun (2010)If there are tender spots, press gently until the pain subsides. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As the injury heals so the pain should subside, but that is not always the case. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When the noise subsided, the man spoke again. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Indian businessmen with millions invested in sponsorship dropped to the floors of their executive boxes and prayed that their chest pains would quickly subside. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And that feeling didn't subside. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I sat on the couch hoping the feeling would subside, but it only got worse. Christianity Today (2000)The after-effects of that European game may now finally subside. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Those feelings subside a little but it's always a tremendous honour to play for England. The Sun (2011)Our research found that when stressed-out workers had a brew with colleagues, their feelings subsided. The Sun (2010)Once the router is switched off, the feeling subsides within 10 minutes. The Sun (2014)Alone in my room after the first wave of attack had finally subsided, helplessness reduced me to hot, angry tears. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Finally it subsided; I was deathly white. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The bike slows and the wind noise subsides and I meander around the twists with all the speed of an old maid cycling through a country village. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Probably these proud feelings will soon subside dramatically, when all the traffic is back, and the economy is the first thing on the news again. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'subside'
British English: subside VERB
If a feeling or noise subsides, it becomes less strong or loud.
The pain had subsided during the night.
Definition of subside from the Collins English Dictionary
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