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Definitions of decline:

part of speech: noun

A lessening; decay; a growing worse; the closing part of something; a wasting away with disease.

part of speech: noun

Tendency to a worse state; decay; a falling off; consumption.

part of speech: verb transitive

To refuse; as, to decline an invitation; bend downwards; depress; inflect, as a noun or pronoun.

part of speech: verb

To refuse; to shun; to avoid; not to comply; to lean from a right line; to decay; to droop; to tend to a less perfect state; to sink; to diminish; to fall in value; to vary or change the termination of a noun, an adjective, or a pronoun.

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