verb (subsid, ing)
- To sink or fall to the bottom; to settle, as lees.
- To tend downward; to become lower; to descend; to sink.
- To fall into a state of quiet; to cease to rage; to be calmed; to settle down; to become tranquil; to abate.
- The sea subsides.
- The tumults of war will .
- The fever has subsided.
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