Definition of Declining

1. Verb. (present participle of decline) ¹



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Definition of Declining

1. decline [v] - See also: decline

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Declining

declinational
declinations
declinator
declinators
declinatory
declinature
declinatures
decline
decline in quality
declined
decliner
decliners
declines
declinest
declineth
declining (current term)
declinism
declinist
declinists
declinometer
declinometers
declinous
declive
declivis
declivities
declivitous
declivity
decloak
decloaked
decloaking

Literary usage of Declining

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1. Daniel Defoe: How to Know Him by William Peterfield Trent (1916)
"English Commerce Not declining ,2* "We have loud complaints among us of the decay of our trade, the declining of our manufactures, and especially of our ..."

2. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1889)
"... SEASON'S FOE declining THE GOVERNMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA, 1758. [A paper in the MS. collection of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1885)
"... Gaveston was handed over to them and beheaded by them on Blacklow Hill, outside Warwick's fief (19 June 1312), the earl himself declining ..."

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