Definitions For Subsidence


  • The sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it
  • A gradual sinking to a lower level
  • An abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)


  • To become less strong or intense
  • To move down to a lower level

Is Subsidence 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 Subsidence is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Subsidence in a Sentence

  • The pain will subside in a couple of hours.
  • After his anger had subsided, he was able to look at things rationally.
  • We'll have to wait until the wind subsides.

Synonyms for Subsidence

Antonyms for Subsidence

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