Decline and Slope


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Decline verb – To lead or extend downward.
Usage example: the bike path declines toward the riverbank and then follows the river for several miles

Slope is a synonym for decline in position topic. In some cases you can use "Slope" instead the word "Decline" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like descend, hillside.
Nearby Words: declined, declining, declination, declinable
Synonyms for Decline


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Slope verb – To set or cause to be at an angle.
Usage example: they sloped our new driveway too steeply and now my car scrapes bottom whenever I back out onto the street

Decline is a synonym for slope in drop topic. You can use "Decline" instead the word "Slope" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as hillside, gradient, drop away.
Nearby Words: slop, sloping, sloped
Synonyms for Slope

How words are described

steady steady decline steady slope
long long decline long slope
small small decline small slope
real real decline real slope
Other adjectives: slight, steep, gradual, final, rapid, downhill.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / X-Men Origins: Wolverine Jumping Off the Slippery Slope: For all its faults, the film's opening montage of the many wars the US has been in did show Victor's decline from a soldier doing his job to a ruthless killer quite nicely without being really obvious about it.
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