英语: “decline”

decline
[di'klain]
v.下降, 减少, 变弱, 拒绝, 倾斜
n.衰微, 跌落, 晚年
例句与用法:
She is on the decline, and may die soon.
她的健康每况愈下,可能不久于人世。
The wall declined slightly on account of the earthquake.
墙壁因地震而倾斜。
He spent his declining years in the country.
他在乡间度过晚年。
I wish prices would decline.
但愿物价下降。
词形变化:
形容词: declinable | 名词: decliner | 动词过去式: declined | 动词过去分词: declined | 动词现在分词: declining | 动词第三人称单数: declines |
英英解释:
名词 decline:
change toward something smaller or lower
同义词:diminution
a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
同义词:declination
a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
同义词:decay
a downward slope or bend
动词 decline:
grow worse
同义词:worsen
refuse to accept
show unwillingness towards
同义词:refuse
grow smaller
同义词:go down, wane
go down
go down in value
同义词:slump, correct
inflect for number, gender, case, etc., "in many languages, speakers decline nouns, pronouns, and adjectives"
同义词
refuse | reject | weaken | fail | fall | deteriorate | sink | descent | hill | slant | slope | turn down | pass up | down | degenerate | wane | diminution | deterioration | falling-off | falloff | degeneration | regression | decrease | fade | rust | reduction | subside | abstain | lapse | lessen | loosen | relaxation | depression | downfall | languish | descend | run | ebb | run down | afternoon | droop | dwindle | wrinkle | lower | repudiate | spurn | declination | worsen | decay | go down | downslope | slump | correct | declension | declivity | deny | repel |
反义词
improvement | accept |
decline
vi.
1. 下降, 下跌; 减少; 衰退, 衰落
As one grows older one's memory declines.
人的记忆力随着年龄增长而衰退。
Unemployment declined to 4 percent last month.
上个月失业率降至百分之四。
2. 【书】倾斜; 下垂
3. 婉拒; 谢绝
vt.
1. 婉拒; 谢绝[+to-v]
She declined their invitation.
她婉拒了他们的邀请。
She declined to have lunch with her friend, saying that she wasn't feeling well.
她说她身体不舒服, 婉拒了与她的朋友共进午餐。
2. 【语】使发生词尾变化, 使变格
n.
1. 下降; 减少[S1]
There is a decline in real wages.
实际工资有所减少。
2. 衰退, 衰落[the S]
3. 最后部分; 晚年[the S]
4. 倾斜[the S]

词形变化:
过去式:declined
过去分词:declined
现在进行时:declining

词义辨析:
同义:
vt.婉拒; 谢绝
refuse
reject
vi.下降; 减少; 衰落
sink
fail
fall
weaken
run down
n.倾斜; 下坡
slope
descent
slant
hill
同义参见:
wrinkle1
wane
subside
abstain
fade
ebb
rust
dwindle
afternoon
relaxation
droop
downfall
reject1
refuse1
down1
reduction
diminution
deteriorate
lower1
descend
depression
loosen
lessen
lapse
languish
反义:
vi.vt.婉拒; 谢绝
accept
反义参见:
thrive
choose
prosper
flourish
development
develop

decline

D.J.:di?klain

K.K.:d??kla?n

n.

下降, 减少, 衰退

There has been a sharp decline in profits this year.
今年的利润大幅度下降。

vt. & vi.

辞谢; 谢绝(邀请等)

We asked her to come to our party, but she declined.
我们请她来参加我们的晚会, 但是她谢绝了。

The boy declined to answer a question.
那男孩拒绝回答问题。

vi.

(太阳)落下

The sun is declining.
太阳在落山。

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