Definitions For Decline


  • A downward slope or bend
  • A gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
  • Change toward something smaller or lower
  • A condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
  • The process of becoming worse in condition or quality
  • A change to a lower number or amount


  • Grow worse
  • Grow smaller
  • Show unwillingness towards
  • Inflect for number, gender, case, etc.
  • Go down in value
  • Go down
  • Refuse to accept
  • To become lower in amount or less in number
  • To become worse in condition or quality
  • To say that you will not or cannot do something

Is Decline a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Decline is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Decline in a Sentence

  • The construction of new houses declined five percent this year.
  • The animal's numbers are declining rapidly.
  • My grandmother's health has been declining since she broke her hip.
  • A period of economic decline
  • He says that American industry is in a state of decline.
  • The town fell into decline after the factory closed down.

Synonyms for Decline

Antonyms for Decline

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