Decline and Raise

Decline

Decline noun - A change to a lower state or level.
Usage example: the decline of the Roman Empire

Raise is an antonym for decline in topics: descend, lessen.

Raise

Raise noun - Something added (as by growth).
Usage example: the school board approved a raise in the maximum family income for students qualifying for reduced-price lunches

Decline is an antonym for raise in increase in salary or position topic.

Nearby Words: raised, raising

How words are described

small small decline small raise
massive massive decline massive raise
huge huge decline huge raise
slight slight decline slight raise
Other adjectives: bad, permanent, major, significant, sudden.

Common collocations

question decline question raise question
money decline money raise money

Both words in one sentence

  • Take a Third Option Doctor Bowman offers Florence the chance to carry and raise a Bowman's Wolf cub, and later explains that he expected her to accept for the good of her species, or decline for her own good.
  • Webcomic / Freefall This induces Florence to take a third option, "Prepare the ship for the mission." Doctor Bowman makes an offer to Florence the chance to carry and raise a Bowman's Wolf cub, and later explains that he expected her to accept for the good of her species, or decline for her own good.
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