Đồng nghĩa của decline

Alternative for decline

declines, declined, declining

Đồng nghĩa: descent, fail, fall, hill, refuse, reject, run down, sink, slant, slope, weaken,

Trái nghĩa: accept,

Noun

A gradual and continuous loss of strength, numbers, quality, or value
fall descent downturn deterioration diminution slump abatement decrease reduction decrement dip drop ebb lessening regression degradation dive downfall plummet weakening downgrade dwindling plunge recession shrinkage decadence degeneration withering degeneracy depreciation devaluation diminishment decay downswing downtrend ebbing failing falloff loss lowering collapse retrogression wane atrophy comedown crash slip tumble waning worsening dent depletion devolution backsliding lapse nosedive relapse drop-off falling off falling-off declension depression declination cut step down slide failure eclipse ruin demise decaying enfeeblement debilitation slackening cutback contraction down curtailment sinking breakdown overthrow defeat flameout ruination debasement bankruptcy flop diminishing downslide destruction discount deflation disintegration downtick deficiency end washout let-up miscarriage impoverishment deduction bust rupture stoppage nonsuccess stagnation sag death easing slowdown dissolution subsidence wreck attenuation downgrading checkmate de-escalation reversal undoing foundering dying down trough termination folding markdown subsiding stalemate inadequacy lemon deficit nonperformance rout mess loser botch bungle misstep frustration turkey abortion bomb misadventure fiasco implosion erosion declining retrenchment easing off moderation total loss false step lead balloon flash in the pan sinking ship faux pas slash minimization abasement minimizing demotion petering out subtraction extinction dropping off downer cessation minimising fall-off letdown skid relaxation annihilation alleviation return lightening retreat exhaustion shrinking fading devaluing bottom-out mitigation loss of status bad times bathos disappointment cutting tailing off falling dissipation disillusionment let-down decadency corrosion reversion slipping anticlimax declivity trimming reverse impairment rollback falling apart dereliction saving dégringolade recidivism liquidation dying away disrepair disgrace dying out damage dilution inactivity blow attrition drain falling away vanquishing comeuppance insolvency shakeout downward spiral malfunction devastation doom nose dive halt disruption interruption unsuccess extermination break-up labefaction disorganization seizure stagflation disorganisation nonachievement shutdown fizzle Waterloo unsuccessfulness rainy days lack of success economic decline non-function breaking down credit squeeze hard times credit crunch write-down receding depravation downsize setback dropoff Götterdämmerung deprivation reversing rotation inversion precipitation privation disappearance slowing down landslide vitiation downshift sharp fall forfeiture squandering detraction neglect negligence misprision delinquency oversight default plummeting adulteration dislocation spoiling perversion rotting degringolade rundown downhill trend shortfall backslide fragmenting undermining destabilisation destabilization standstill flagging slowing skydive letup breakup omission compression striction decrescence constriction condensation tainting corruption recidivation retrogradation taking away slack arrest paralysis breaking up waste fade free fall pruning slimming fading away expenditure consumption nonfeasance loss of success desisting relenting dropping away closure letting up Black Monday rainy day disgregation bound entropy anergy using up use expending retardation want axing chopping limiting modulation sweep backflow withdrawal refluence reflux retroflux cooling off meltdown emptying milking sapping draining economy subdual subjugation pullback slimming down tapering off cadence downcome steep fall palliation damping allaying deadening appeasement modification cushioning assuagement fall from grace bleeding scaling down blight dumps nose-dive rut funk low bottom devitalization obliteration entropy low tide low water outward flow phasedown bottom out closing placation softening tempering calming quelling soothing stilling pacification dulling relief demolition decimation demolishment humiliation mortification humbling belittlement cheapening decrepitude desolation dilapidation belt-tightening running down enervation immiseration wastage salami slicing blue devils bad period blue funk the skids decrease in value lowering in value extenuation remission mollification discomfiture cropper pratfall havoc crumbling subversion reduction in value unemployment unseating accounting allowance topple shutting down close-down going under winding up loss of value ousting conquest toppling deposition elimination nemesis falling to pieces big trouble bane debacle loss of face reality check expiration dying passing loss of power expiry rack and ruin road to ruin loss of prosperity curtains quietus decease non-event impecuniousness pennilessness penury beggary indebtedness pauperdom administration receivership croaking passing on snuffing passing away passage grave damp squib fate exit great divide financial ruin not what it was cracked up to be ineffective conclusion

Noun

A period or state of obscurity, ambiguity, or gradual decline

Noun

The state or quality of being degenerate
degeneracy corruption decadence depravity dissoluteness corruptness dissipation immorality perversion turpitude pervertedness debauchery degradation dissolution profligacy wickedness baseness debasement decrease evil libertinism sin vice worsening abjection decadency decay degenerateness degeneration demoralisation demoralization deterioration dissipatedness lasciviousness lecherousness lechery lewdness libertinage libidinousness licentiousness moral decay promiscuity rakishness sinfulness ungodliness wantonness depravation intemperance abasement inferiority lack of morals lack of principles meanness poorness loucheness self-indulgence immoderateness fall sybaritism voluptuousness hedonism epicureanism retrogression gluttony incontinence violation excess regression sensuality lack of control lack of restraint lack of self-control iniquity vileness iniquitousness impurity indecency badness wrong viciousness salaciousness profanity impropriety vulgarity heinousness lustfulness overindulgence wrongdoing atrocity looseness lubricity dishonesty abandonment immodesty shamelessness villainy infamy shadiness crookedness evilness sordidness nefariousness evil-doing indulgence unchastity impiety devilishness salacity devilry carnality offence unscrupulousness deviltry diablerie prurience offense foulness abandon criminality unholiness godlessness bawdiness misconduct concupiscence depravedness lawlessness maleficence peccability atrociousness peccancy immoderation obscenity bad coarseness sinning lust dishonourableness wildness unrighteousness delinquency malignity extravagance evildoing monstrosity hideousness diabolicalness raunchiness transgression sacrilegiousness flagitiousness fast living pettiness wretchedness low-mindedness roguery rascality smut dishonour smuttiness ignobility enormity double-dealing grossness dirtiness venality disgrace knavery crudeness recklessness wastefulness malevolence crime ribaldry crudity irreligiousness filthiness contemptibility unseemliness prodigality irreverence dirt revel nastiness filth drunkenness blueness impiousness blasphemy deviance animalism ill darkness despicability impureness raunch carousal malfeasance rudeness dishonor mischief bender binge revelry fiendishness squalor villainousness tear suggestiveness la dolce vita pleasure-seeking eroticism scandal life in fast lane scurrility improbity abuse indignity bastardization vitiation narrow-mindedness shabbiness ugliness outrage misdeed lawbreaking brutishness brutality perviness treachery scoundrelism contamination injustice perniciousness dreadfulness scurviness shamefulness abjectness free-living lavishness self-gratification high-living hell lowness abomination foul play dereliction sordidity scurrilousness diabolism balefulness shoddiness ignominy squalidness unsavouriness tawdriness cheapness leching despicableness disgracefulness womanizing womanising trespass to hell in handbasket immoral behaviour antisocial behavior evil behavior malefaction bad behavior reprobation notoriety disreputableness life in the fast lane malignance evil act immoral act rot indelicacy curse obloquy act of wickedness fall from grace pornography roguishness hob waggery waggishness impishness shenanigans devilment mischievousness scatology scabrousness unwholesomeness outrageousness indecorousness amorality tomfoolery cheekiness naughtiness bawdry profaneness flagrancy malice affront tastelessness porn blight sleaze X-rating offensiveness crassness explicitness promiscuousness dirty name orgy sexiness sexuality passion lustiness fetish perversity laxity sensualism intimacy fleshliness seductiveness fornication sultriness sensuousness kinkiness kink steaminess sleeping around lack of sexual discrimination deviancy sexual deviation seduction pleasures of the flesh animality disorder irresponsibility anarchy unruliness unrestraint forwardness presumptuousness boldness effrontery temerity audacity arrogance complacency refractoriness sauciness slackness

Noun

The process of becoming smaller
contraction shortening shrinkage compression constricting constriction decrease diminution shrinking abbreviation compacting compaction condensation condensing contracting dwindling narrowing reduction squeeze squeezing telescoping tensing tightening downtick elision shrivelling abbreviating abridging abridgement abridgment combining confinement confining curtailing curtailment decreasing deflating deflation diminishing ellipsis evaporating evaporation lessening lopping merging omission omitting receding recession reducing retrenchment shriveling withdrawal withdrawing withering drawing in reduction in size cutting down drawing together diminishment abatement lowering cutback drop loss digest fall decrement summary abstract synopsis falloff cut depression compendium precis conspectus cutting outline drop-off epitome précis step down depletion brief short form ebb sketch truncation deduction restriction rundown limitation dent acronym breviary consolidation thinning bowdlerization résumé pruning wane clipping tapering recapitulation encapsulation discount syllabus recap summing-up weakening initialism downturn paring down declining trimming limiting waning devaluation degradation slackening falling off minimizing minimization review slash summation round-up summarization essence inventory dilution minimising wrap-up roundup sum summa attrition resume capsule dying down run-through sum-up potted version description in a nutshell dot dot dot pressing compressing downsizing discounting dieting compend crushing attenuation marking down downgrade restricting plunge clipped form curbing concentration nosedive slump dive depreciation downsize failing fading undermining cutting back sapping disappearance crystallization crash collapse shortened version mitigation rollback lightening easing decay impoverishment erosion tumble economic decline economic downturn miniaturisation miniaturization boildown crystallisation slimming alleviation downfall markdown concise version abridged version chopping debasement axing subdual subtraction subjugation pullback slimming down stenosis blockage cramp tightness impediment pressure stricture scaling down obstruction congestion constraint choking check binding straitening strangulation limit condition argument negative growth initial letter beginning letter initial shortened form overview gist enumeration nutshell extract cuts economizing draft snapshot account storyboard briefing prospectus plan blurb storyline cropping analysis scheme skeleton breakdown core bones record brief idea bare bones economy short version brief description main features notes brief summary bottom line summing up main points rough draft bare facts quick rundown draught economising sum and substance aperçu report rough idea low-down long and short of it abbreviated version cutting short abbreviature shortcut abstraction belt-tightening tightening your belt subsidence de-escalation striction decrescence letting up

Noun

The state of being deficient in something
lack deficiency shortage dearth scarcity shortfall deficit insufficiency scarceness paucity meagreness scantiness shortness sparseness undersupply inadequacy insufficience scantness skimpiness sparsity want decrease deprivation exiguity leanness meagerness tightness absenteeism curtailment debilitation exiguousness inaccessibility infrequency loss needfulness rareness rarity reduction slim pickings stringency uncommonness abridgment abridgement crunch drouth inadequateness pinch shrinkage shrinking slightness retrenchment austerity neediness poverty need impoverishment privation destitution destituteness famine pauperism pennilessness impecuniousness penury impecuniosity drought depletion indigence poorness penuriousness barrenness starvation insolvency emptiness aridity pauperization beggary enervation enfeeblement distress hardship hand-to-mouth existence failure lacuna absence unavailability default defect defalcation lapse underage limitedness weakness shortcoming restrictedness non-existence void nonexistence omission paltriness neglect arrears red ink in the hole in the red fewness smallness slenderness exclusion bareness inefficiency ineffectuality unfitness short supply dehydration parchedness rainlessness desiccation inherence underperformance gap withdrawal removal vacancy exigency being after missing out on falling short in being able to do with being short of being without being deficient in slippage debt indebtedness discrepancy debit dues inexistence negligence oversight dereliction dead horse due bill negative amount in hock minus amount delinquency misprision nonfeasance disregard overlooking inaction failure to act

Verb

To refuse or say no to
refuse reject pass desist dismiss rebuff snub spurn deny repudiate shun abjure forbear forgo renounce avoid disapprove repulse eschew demur reprobate baulk at demur at knock back pass on pass up say no to turn down abstain from brush aside balk at refrain from shy from desist from not accept withhold from opt out refuse to take advantage of look down one's nose at opt out of send one's regrets shake one's head give the red light give the thumbs down negative nix deselect throw out disallow throw over withhold give up abandon relinquish give the thumbs down to veto negate turn one's back on forswear forsake refrain pass by waive surrender abdicate disavow kick abstain sacrifice stop rule out do without go without give something a miss ignore steer clear of say no drop forbid yield prohibit interdict abnegate quit cease retract renege recant discountenance revoke cut out swear off hold back jack in withgo give the red light to keep from miss scorn neglect disregard cede miss out on disown preclude keep withdraw skip resign discard block curb evade forego dispense with disclaim break off rule against not grant pack in set aside cast off turn away sit out give a wide berth to wash one's hands of turn your back on shoot down give thumbs down to decide against discount overlook finish discontinue deny oneself let pass forfeit begrudge not heed resist antedate let go by prevent oppose part with leave out say goodbye to leave alone precede not hear of antecede preexist predate have nothing to do with fail to take advantage of pass something up give the brush-off to not take advantage of contravene refuse to acknowledge divorce oneself from turn back on wash hands of refuse to accept restrain escape belay bridle omit disdain demit inhibit repel protest fight shy of resist the temptation to leave off restrain oneself stop oneself restrain yourself lay off decline to go easy give over kill step down from hand over sign away step aside from desert ban brush off reverse proscribe overrule outlaw turn from hold out protest at hold off concede rescind bar embargo quash not budge on turn deaf ear to send off jib at not care for not buy draw the line at refuse to receive starve fast constrain fence-sit disprofess down nullify blackball squash boycott say ‘no’ to unsay foreswear repeal dishonor rat turn default disinherit tergiversate banish flush oust dishonour cast defect apostatize tergiverse shed lay aside cut off disacknowledge dump have done with cut give thumbs down thumbs down dissent declare null and void not go for place an embargo on put down put a stop to put an end to defeat censure throw away burn refuse permission to put the kibosh on have no more truck with wash your hands of be against break with have nothing more to do with fly in the face of stay neutral sit on one's hands give the go by take the cure not take sides cast aside halt forbear from knock off end can pack up suspend ditch break keep off check lose leave call a halt to turn over deliver up lay off of conclude not touch render deny yourself pass over bypass shirk shake break up get out of call it quits allow scrap grant cancel axe terminate restrain from ax call it a day remit stay away from get off turn in lay down cough up dodge restrain oneself from skip out on prevent oneself from let go withdraw from give resign from devote jettison dedicate transfer chuck betray stand down from deliver junk scrub exclude do away with eliminate vacate manage without remove renege on rein in interrupt quitclaim shut off spare surcease arrest offer up not do shelve lose out on let go of dispose of shake off sidestep pull out of avert break the habit of shrink from bag it bail out skirt escape from finish with steer clear kick the habit quit cold cry off eighty-six let up throw in the towel not give in to be deprived of stop oneself from be stripped of throw in the sponge pack it in wind up throw up bring to an end get around retire from prevent yourself from pay with bring to a halt kick over come off give something up waste squander pause pledge consecrate endure dispense buck turn aside from keep away from immolate offer provide disgorge call a stop to check oneself blow forlet extend volunteer submit pay for abolish cut short bring to a close manage not to stop trying give away back off from check out from go cold turkey botch fritter away expend put aside postpone defer abort get by without get along without proffer release kibosh surcease from call it quits on render needless elude nip something in the bud scratch delay table reserve stay prorogue prostitute give a miss skim over carve isolate extirpate usurp delete exsect sever marginalize extract excise commit divorce jilt fail to grasp let slip fail to take drop the ball gift bequeath hold up put off get rid of knock something on the head be temperate avoid doing duck back out separate oneself from sign off back out of bring to a stop pull the plug on close gainsay shy disaffirm finesse scape dust off call off write off part from wipe out forget about determine retreat drop out take the pledge fold communicate capitulate abalienate accord remise vouchsafe make over elapse leave behind sacrifice something kiss goodbye kiss goodbye to take out marginalise cut dead take away yield up free retire go on the wagon wrap up dead-end sew up cut it out wink out not continue get on the wagon hang it up give way sign over fork over come across with give in stay away interfere with stave off make up for obviate ward off impede counterbalance withstand neutralise hinder head off fend off circumvent neutralize help counteract anticipate stay clear of let well enough alone weasel out of have no truck with shy away from keep clear of shuffle out of give notice sell out step down leave in the lurch leave holding the bag leave high and dry stop using allocate spend turn a blind eye to stop having toss exorcize exorcise cashier bin pitch unload shuck off throw off fling sluff off fling away lay by deep-six fling off away slough off cease to indulge in

Verb

To become smaller, weaker, or less important
deteriorate degenerate drop decay fall worsen ebb fade fail crumble degrade atrophy debilitate diminish wane depreciate retrograde retrogress spoil regress slump weaken wither languish recede slide slip collapse devolve flag nosedive contract disintegrate rot wilt droop lapse lower pall backslide disimprove slacken become worse fade away get worse go downhill grow worse fall apart fall off go bad hit the skids break down go down the toilet go down the tubes waste away be neglected sink go to pot go to the dogs descend go to rack and ruin dwindle take a turn for the worse go from bad to worse waste sag go to the pack decrease lag go emaciate relapse go to seed become dilapidated stagnate revert go backwards moulder shrivel up go to pieces perish shrink shrivel lessen corrode molder die grow weak be in decline sicken return wither away go pear-shaped pine subside impair fall into decay faint die out bomb fall away wear away fall to pieces go down abate take a nosedive bend retreat run to seed vitiate undermine flop debase taper off peter out bow become emaciated fall into disrepair deprave retrocede become debilitated decompose run down fizzle out stoop erode skid dry up die down corrupt go into a decline wizen become shrunken go back lose quality drop off be abandoned die away go to ruin depress die on vine be disregarded be forgotten age become limp be the worse for wear flounder plummet self-destruct dissolve peak move backward thin disappear damage reduce pejorate dilapidate putrefy spiral decompensate falter drift tumble lose strength pine away melt away weary succumb turn pervert demoralise warp debauch demoralize stain suffer make something worse weather injure adulterate alloy mar break reach depths go down the tube become enfeebled die off hit rock bottom come apart at the seams lose it come apart at seams free-fall dry break up be worse for wear fade out tail off be impaired be handicapped appear in a poor light be at disadvantage be damaged be shown to disadvantage go into decline oxidize be on your last legs fall apart at the seams bob drift back slip back recidivate sink back desiccate give way give up give in become moribund tarnish go into a tailspin reach a new low fall steeply be slipping away constrict fold deflate blast blight be in extremis be approaching death nod fall back be on one's deathbed be giving up the ghost be about to die have one foot in the grave be at death's door be on one's last legs be breathing one's last dangle become marcescent lose headway turn the clock back roll back lose ground turn back throw back move back hang become stale duck hang down stale oxidise rust draw to a close drape go stale crumble away sling slouch fall down settle lop lean tire suspend become rusty become flaccid tire out let down wear out fizzle miscarry founder tucker long hunger hanker yearn bust teeter ail brood despond be deficient go awry go amiss be wanting knock out be insufficient fall short fag out fall through conk out go soft be ruined strike out be lacking be inadequate be found lacking not come to ripeness

Verb

To go to a lower level, especially abruptly
sink drop fall attenuate plunge collapse descend dip decrease plummet reduce abate contract crash diminish dwindle ease ebb lessen recede shrink taper wane dive lower moderate relent slump subside tumble depreciate nosedive remit de-escalate drop off fall off get less go down grow smaller nose-dive die down die out fall away tail off taper off get smaller go downwards take a nosedive become lower get lower let up fade weaken die away phase down pall ratchet down drain away slacken peter out droop flag crater ease off wither deteriorate skid grow less disappear slope fail fade away shrivel come to an end decay pitch melt away degenerate relax sag wind down drop away vanish soften settle quell dissolve waste away slacken off decrement go downhill slack off drain alleviate slow down evaporate crumble depress tilt regress devaluate ease up become smaller tip downscale lighten mitigate slip bank incline wilt curtail slant deplete lean slide trail calm down cant downsize minimize list close become less temper curb fall sharply dim waste languish trail off drop rapidly minimise slash drop down evanesce restrain dry up die off terminate quieten melt cease wear away rachet down run low heel cut quiet grow faint slow blur angle come down fall steeply grow dim hit the floor minify go into a tailspin wear off fizzle out mark down disperse tone down narrow down wear down be at an angle devalue cut down stop go downturn halt give way skew subdue check make less become weaker erode deflate set downgrade go through the floor dent cave in cut back clip roll back fade out take a dive lose edge bring down couch cast down withdraw lapse retire calm desist lag emaciate cheapen quieten down dissipate disintegrate perish relapse tire totter lose end thin condense grow weaker finish shorten become weak narrow bate dematerialize fly flee slope down dull shelve take a header bend slant down slack retrograde fall short thin out retrogress careen cool off retrocede grade limit grow feeble turn down impair break down die dump trim draw to a close scale down tip over dilapidate stoop go away founder bevel settle down pare flounder run come to a stop extenuate be reduced recline roll splay tighten dial down level off break up rebate make cutbacks in take down trim back trim down slope downwards knock down pare down step down make smaller go to the bottom write down touch bottom angle off modify tail away peter lull incline downwards tilt downwards release fizzle allay assuage relieve rescind trail away shape elongate flow away disengage gutter mollify ration grow still spiral falter slake dampen abbreviate retrench slim wrinkle retreat verge modulate phase out thin down faint impoverish cripple debase vitiate tremble limp give out close out shave telescope precipitate decrease rapidly cascade amputate crop abridge soft-pedal constrict compress dip below the horizon fall down round down whittle down damp down stifle decelerate unlax coast cool toss atrophy fall back pull out return back away drop back decompose drag backslide buckle topple throw lose spirit slack up etiolate descend rapidly compact break flop rise die away or out die away or down ground lean over move away go back get quieter become softer get softer become quieter pass bow out squeeze hush fold deliquesce rarefy evanish clear chill out cool it shoot plump diffuse scatter disassemble discount back retract depart move back take the bite out take the sting out constringe capsule capsulize heel over keel over give in become unimportant lose value elapse discontinue worsen write off lower in price devalorize lower in value scrimp back off move further off fold up decrease in value decline in price slant downwards determine expire quit conclude dispel be destroyed unmake pass away cease to exist break into pieces pass off poop out fag out tucker out become less loud be on the way out axe become shadowy take in lose ground numb become indistinct become vague become confused make faint become blurred hit the dirt descent ascend draw away draw back flow back molder moulder die on vine vanish into thin air be precipitated jump down ax amortise degrade ramp run down take the edge off qualify amortize climb dilute dunk rake go lower come downwards break off run out wind up dead-end leave off wink out go dead pack in train lie obliquely aim diverge level be askew swerve direct beam veer point deviate fall headlong go under the surface dip beneath the horizon deluge overwhelm submerge engulf drown flood swamp gulf inundate overflow sway bow bias bend forward overhang deflect curve beetle drift nod bend over put divert be slanted sheer wreck ram drive force down excavate dig shipwreck put down overturn lay drill stick capsize let down stab scuttle bore demit submerse thrust

Verb

To snub and reject an offer or suggestion
rebuff refuse reject spurn cut slight snub repudiate repulse cold-shoulder disdain dismiss ignore repel turn down check deny discourage resist stiff-arm brush off snout chide cross cut dead disallow disregard freeze out neglect oppose put down rebuke reprove knock back look right through beat off fend off give someone the brush-off hold off pass up push back put off send away stave off tell off ward off give someone the go-by give the brush keep at bay lash out at not hear of give the cold shoulder keep at a distance keep at arm's length put in one's place tell someone where to get off shun ostracize scorn ostracise steer clear of send to Coventry give the bum's rush balk at blank brush aside look past make unwelcome turn up one's nose act cool jilt contemn turn nose up at look down on sneer at sneeze at scoff at treat with contempt hold in contempt turn your nose up at avoid bilk ditch parry rebut stay clear of fight stay shy of give the runaround turn back on turn away from have no part in stand aloof from body-swerve keep clear of have no part of fight shy of keep away from not touch have nothing to do with recoil from leave alone shy from palm off give a wide berth to shrink from give a wide berth shy away from look right through someone keep your distance from shake off drive away beat back drive back force back confront foil fight off frustrate dispute cool stand off kick thrust back disown turn away deter traverse turn back prevent duel put to flight see off drive off send packing knock down force off give cold shoulder to hold back stand up against keep off chase away cast aside keep away give the cold shoulder to turn one's back on deflect avert reluct turn aside hold at bay give a pain coldshoulder refuse admittance to give somebody the cold shoulder give somebody the run-around shut out hand someone the frozen mitt discount deprecate denigrate diminish disparage discredit discard disclaim tell someone to get lost sweep aside snoot stiff scout misprize high-hat sniff at look down upon turn deaf ear to make light of show disrespect for show disrespect not give time of day blink at treat disrespectfully take no notice of shrug off

Verb

To die or cease living
perish die expire fall croak decease flatline be killed pass away be lost check out exit conk out demise depart drop end go part peg out succumb bite the dust collapse disappear give up the ghost go to glory kick the bucket vanish be destroyed buy it buy the farm cease kick in kick off OD pass pass on pop off snuff it step out waste cark it cross the great divide depart this life go bung hop the stick hop the twig bite the big one go the way of all flesh lose life lose your life shuffle off this mortal coil breathe your last go the way of the dinosaurs go under take your last breath go belly up be no more go the way of the flesh pop your clogs kick it peg it drop dead go belly-up go to the great beyond cease to exist meet one's end meet one's death pass over rest in peace meet one's maker cease living cash in one's chips relinquish life push up the daisies draw one's last breath go to one's last resting place be six feet under lose one's life turn up one's toes cross the Styx pop one's clogs kick in [slang] invalidate exterminate wane desist ruin abolish cave strike out meet your maker fold up up and die cash in chips be slain run through cash in be a fatality go to the wall go west wilt meet one's Maker shove off meet your end be a casualty fall dead run out call off all bets cool off buy a one-way ticket deep six die unexpectedly die suddenly faint meet waterloo go down give way give up pack it in conk suffocate drown swoon flake out sink down keel over fall unconscious fall down pass out lose consciousness go out black out be taken breathe one's last suck the kumara go to meet one's maker go way of all flesh drop off lay down one's life hand in one's dinner pail go to meet your maker farm buy the plot buy the ranch punch one's ticket fall asleep slip away push up daisies die a death stall fail hit swat straighten knock

Verb

To evade or circumvent by cleverness or trickery
dodge evade avoid duck sidestep elude shirk escape shun bypass circumvent skirt eschew shake beat scape finesse shortcut parry bilk skive funk cut tergiversate juke tergiverse get around steer clear of skirt round get out of duck-shove cop out of weasel out of wriggle out of skive off shuffle out of slide out of back out of give something a miss pussyfoot around find a way out of short-circuit get away from duck out of renege run away from brush off disregard discount shy from neglect ignore overlook dance around dispense with shrink from skip give the slip to unmind turn back on keep one's distance from unheed be oblivious to turn a blind eye to turn your back on tune out pay no attention to lay low from take no notice of fend off pay no heed to pay no mind go around shake off shirk from backpedal welsh revoke renounce excuse abandon quit desert rationalize withdraw use pretext rationalise cop out have alibi back down back out back off weasel out get out pull out of give the slip body-swerve miss escape from lose find a way round cheat flee ditch leave behind foil thwart give a wide berth to balk baulk outmanoeuvre outmaneuver forget pussyfoot get round slough off fight shy of stay away from frustrate outflank baffle outwit burke fence outrun fudge shuffle off give somebody the slip shuck fly shy dismiss weasel let slide leave undone skimp on slip away from lose sight of not attend to be lax about be remiss about slip throw off the scent end-run pay little attention to overpass keep clear of find a way around break away from wink at blink at omit give someone a wide berth give the runaround keep at arm's length reject slip through the net of turn one's back on pass over slur over shut eyes to make light of gloss over brush aside look the other way turn a deaf ear to shrug off slip through somebody's fingers drop out pull out trick skulk throw off overcome stymie field hide from wriggle outpace outstrip outdistance clear skip out on goldbrick malinger deflect give a wide berth keep out of the way of put the move on get rid of get ahead of rid sneak away from fence off answer evasively stay clear of get past run away abscond elope duck out not attend scrimshank sneak away slip out defeat play truant from creep dog bludge escape the clutches of run off extricate oneself from lead on a merry chase keep distance check prevent bob off blow off hedge lie down on job wuss out baulk at recoil from double flannel equivocate prevaricate misheed whitewash take fright flinch from turn tail waffle stonewall let it go take no notice gloze over leave be fail to notice connive exclude look through never mind turn blind eye slight paper over close your eyes to pay no mind to turn deaf ear not take into account push aside turn a blind eye bury one's head in sand shut your eyes to run from take back road depart from deviate from avoid answering go around the barn chicken out of get away be equivocal about be evasive about quibble about detour circumnavigate run around not give a straight answer to beat around bush not pay beg the question beat about the bush about stay shy of be beyond someone slip through the net slip through someone's fingers go past go round pass round keep out of detour round pass around make a detour round forsake pretermit defer contemn discard underestimate scant elide depreciate overleap postpone procrastinate fail to care for fail to remember keep one's distance not care have nothing to do with be derelict laugh off throw to the winds be remiss in set aside trifle with let go be irresponsible not remember not care for be remiss let pass fail to look after think little of procrastinate over leave alone be indifferent be negligent pass up be careless live with fail to provide for not trouble oneself

Verb

To hate, detest, revile
loathe hate abhor abominate despise detest execrate dislike disdain refuse reject repudiate revolt scorn spurn dislike greatly feel repugnance towards find disgusting recoil from shrink from can't bear can't stand feel repugnance find intolerable have a strong aversion to be allergic to be down on be repelled by have aversion to have it in for not be able to bear be unable to stomach have no use for not be able to stand disrelish deplore regard with disgust disfavor shudder at disapprove disfavour have an aversion to mislike feel aversion to be unable to bear look down on condemn resent deprecate shun reprove contemn object to eschew be unable to abide revile not take kindly to not appreciate oppose regard with contempt feel aversion towards feel disgust for regard with repugnance don't like feel revulsion to be unable to stand feel hostility to disesteem discountenance disapprove of antipathize mind regret have a down on tsk-tsk take exception to be averse to frown upon have no liking for hold in disfavour frown on regard with distaste not endure be turned off to lose interest in take a dim view of bear malice toward not care for have hard feelings have no taste for have no stomach for grossed out on make faces at tut about tut-tut over tut-tut about tut over feel hostile towards bear a grudge against feel malice to feel revulsion towards feel hostile to feel repelled by be revolted by be revolted be repulsed greatly dislike denounce find unacceptable not feel like avoid vilify be grossed out by dislike intensely be displeased with be dissatisfied with distaste anathematize decry excoriate fear dread be terrified of be frightened of be scared of be afraid of have a poor opinion of feel distaste for be hostile to deride slight slam down on feel animosity to feel hostility towards feel disgust towards take dim view of have a problem with feel hostility toward feel aversion toward feel repugnance toward curse imprecate vilipend feel contempt for undervalue mock accurse objurgate snub neglect jeer at sneer at scoff at renounce misprize pour scorn on heap scorn on have a horror of feel contempt wipe out put down not be able to stomach look down nose at find repellent disagree with find distasteful be unable to tolerate have no taste high-hat dis snoot disrespect diss sniff at look down upon disregard belittle scout disparage treat with contempt be contemptuous about show contempt for hold in contempt pooh-pooh chill turn your nose up at look down your nose at turn up one's nose at sneeze at walk over look down one's nose at thumb one's nose at dismiss rebuff flout be scornful about be above laugh at curl your lip at cock a snook at run down consider beneath one spit on turn nose up at turn up your nose at give the Bronx cheer to refute consider beneath you gibe piss over spit in the face of confute sneer ridicule piss on defy blow raspberries at turn down laugh out of court turn back on make fun of scoff trash spit in the eye of taunt

Verb

Inflect or conjugate

Verb

To disagree with or dispute
dissent differ demur disagree dispute diverge challenge disapprove nonconcur object oppose reject repudiate abjure protest rebel refuse renounce stickle argue baulk balk buck contradict disaccord discord divide pettifog shy vary wrangle argue with disagree with not ratify object to protest against quibble over express disagreement with take issue with be at odds with be at variance with decline to support express disagreement express objection fail to agree with refuse to support break with withhold assent say nothing doing say no way put up an argument put up a fight say not a chance fly in the face of clash conflict fight be at odds quarrel lock horns cross swords squabble bicker jar row scrap altercate spat quibble feud controvert fall out battle take issue fail to agree be at variance debate spar brawl contend contest war take on be incompatible have words be at loggerheads set to be in dispute defy resist collide discept contrast argufy gainsay hassle tiff brabble come into conflict be dissimilar be unlike be different have a row go against bandy words argy-bargy differ in opinion be at each other's throats face down bump heads be of a different opinion take exception have a different opinion fight like cat and dog be divided be at sixes and sevens not see eye to eye go at it hammer and tongs run counter to mix it up bang heads zap haggle palter skirmish have a fight jump on rip into each other let have it contradict each other go for the jugular lay into have it out have a misunderstanding charge have a tiff find fault complain get tough with bump struggle carp cavil chop logic caterwaul tangle embroil strive flout disobey contravene deviate come out against depart withstand counter sass rehash dig your heels in kick over the traces refuse to obey have an argument confront be against combat refuse to accept the authority of kick against hammer away hash over jump on each other face off verbally fight stick it to have at it knock around talk back get in one's face pick an argument go one on one sock it to put up a struggle have at each other be in contention differ from be discordant not correspond be of a different mind not agree not accord diverge from dissent from shake one's head bar check prevent counterattack block attack face dislike cross hinder fight against thwart obstruct be anti disapprove of repel stand up to oppugn contend with rebut be hostile to take struggle against gainstay deny turn the tables speak against call in question frown at put up a fight against expose neutralize set your face against argue against stand up and be counted against assail be in defiance of assault not countenance search out reverse neutralise take a stand against speak out against bombard strive against quarrel with take a stand withstay encounter be in opposition to taunt go at it be in opposition negate question meet impugn brave refute tackle counteract vie rival call into question compete rebel against disaffirm dare disregard disprove query engage traverse outface brazen accost break spurn meet head-on beard violate confute repulse breast outbrave impeach come up against race frustrate cope with infringe duel doubt negative go up against disconfirm ignore match stave off ward off grapple wrestle grapple with cancel out impede face up to scramble for jockey for position take exception to breach stop halt transgress rebuff fend off disavow stand litigate play off refuse to accept restrain traduce affront infract overstep fight off curb interfere with scorn front push square up to complain about criticize set at naught cope square up mess with set against pit compete against hold off hold out against play push back deal with compete with call one's bluff make my day wage war stand up against beat off put down come face to face with go for go for broke fly in face of knock beat endure wage war on bear lock horns with confound discredit tolerate work against debunk sustain criticise inhibit call out stem blast suffer clash with battle with denounce cancel skirmish with cut slight do battle with disclaim tussle stick provoke strike disown invalidate address scuffle dismiss waylay antagonize antagonise cock a snook at fracture offend make a nonsense of jostle bandy take aside threaten emulate turn down disallow agitate against call in jockey tangle with venture put up with take up arms against undermine meet head on mock meet eyeball-to-eyeball tell off face with go one-on-one face off against shoot for keep at bay outdare insult encroach trespass shoot down brush off demur against go for jugular go for it neglect prove false argue about hang tough have bone to pick fail to observe wonder about vie with hold back demur about stick fast mix it up with cast doubt upon make a stand against go head to head prove to be false set one's face against pay no heed to throw doubt on shoot full of holes go for the gold blow out of the water fail to comply with shoot down in flames show to be false go after keep at arm's length square off take one on do battle be opposed be an adversary of take up arms grumble about rage against fault unseat grouse about gripe about beef about censure condemn campaign against scrimmage nullify offset take up on be at odds with somebody beg to differ reluct throw down the gauntlet at find fault with contend against enquire withsay withspeak stonewall countervail come to blows annul mess oppose action explode pit against collide with spare no effort test inquire investigate interrogate falsify sweat be rivals match yourself against counterbalance say the opposite of thumbs down cavil at find lacking engage with slam smear zing trash tar baulk at dissent with dig in one's heels remonstrate betray knock the bottom out of give the lie to drive a coach and horses through deceive belie struggle with get into conflict with handle have a dispute set as rivals put in opposition become involved throw down come to blows with feud with be a dissenter from rally against hold at bay interpose intrude interfere exclude transgress against conflict with offend against urge muster courage laugh at throw down gauntlet bully step over the line knock chip off shoulder run the gauntlet cross swords with backstab carp at pick holes in contemn experience eliminate discuss gibe despise deride ridicule countenance risk stomach court eyeball swallow end content against go one on one with go eyeball to eyeball with be pitted against be opposed to go toe to toe with come into conflict with brook allow abide think wrong come down on swipe at skin alive cut to shreds cast aspersions upon run down throw the book at pin on thumb nose at snub make a stand be drawn against submit to be confronted by bit the bullet play against take the bull by the horns brace for call someone's bluff double-cross commit a breach of err contaminate take no notice of meddle trample on sin encroach upon not comply with outrage sacrilege tamper with resolve joust match strength try in the hunt match wits run for participate in tilt pit yourself against go up against in contest try to beat bid attempt pitch oneself against seek prize pit oneself against essay fence not support frown on have a problem with not believe in treat with contempt hurl defiance at disdain cold-shoulder take issue with somebody two-time fight with battle against set upon launch begin battle with stab in the back vie against tug run join battle discourage stiff-arm scrap with wage war against wrest with take wind out of sails sell out snout put yourself forward have at make play for push for give all one's got shoot at knock oneself out give one's all nominate yourself mount an attack on enter into combat with fall on knock back keep at a distance chide look right through cut dead tell someone where to get off reprove give the cold shoulder not hear of give someone the brush-off give someone the go-by give the brush pass up rebuke put off freeze out send away put in one's place lash out at suspect bring to an end to put an end to conceal get back at fight back suppress defend contain reply repress control bottle up defend yourself retaliate riposte come to close quarters with parry distrust mistrust give battle to join battle with dig deep dig deeper misdoubt disbelieve stand up for moot examine force back drive away beat back foil drive back answer canvass approach give it one's all misbehave riot insurrect shirk mutiny revolutionize desert revolutionise recalcitrate revolt revolution evade crush canvas detain entertain doubts about have reservations about squelch quash kick stand off turn away deter thrust back cool turn back nobble collar set aside refuse to comply not listen go counter to take law into own hands pay no attention to run riot not heed break rules rise in arms not mind be remiss break the rules harbour suspicions about puzzle over cast doubt on feel uneasy about raise objections to have suspicions about raise doubts about express reservations about harbour reservations about have hesitations about express suspicions about cast aspersions on see off drive off put to flight send packing contend over prove wrong tear down weather knock down force off chase away cast aside keep off keep away differ with pick a bone dissent against quibble about put up argument show up hammer away at give cold shoulder to brazen out survive show to be wrong argue the pros and cons of blow sky high declare to be untrue prove to be wrong have an argument about pick an argument with bandy words concerning give thumbs down to brace live through ride out bear up against stand firm against prevail against stand fast hang on hold out win out go the distance against stand one's ground sit and take it persevere in the face of not give up hold one's ground hold one's ground against remain firm stand one's ground against take it hold the line against put up struggle stand firm

Verb

To disregard the rules and refuse to conform
disobey defy flout infringe contravene ignore overstep resist violate transgress disregard go against mock oppose rebel rebel against infract baulk balk challenge counteract dare desert differ disagree evade insurrect misbehave mutiny neglect object recalcitrate revolt revolution revolutionise revolutionize riot shirk strike withstand be remiss break rules fail to comply with fail to observe not heed not listen not mind pay no heed to run riot set aside set at naught break the rules cock a snook at dig your heels in fly in the face of refuse to comply refuse to obey rise in arms fly in face of pay no attention to take law into own hands go counter to break breach offend trespass kick against fracture traduce fight commit a breach of encroach dissent rise up transgress against be insubordinate run amok contradict repudiate remonstrate denounce renounce combat buck come out against exceed go beyond meddle protest intrude demonstrate encroach upon rampage take to the streets take no notice of be in breach of disagree with intrench bypass veto thumb one's nose at renege on agitate fall foul of violate law refuse to accept the authority of kick over the traces be at odds with crash entrench obtrude lift pirate borrow presume steal impose arise campaign take no account of leave out scout ride roughshod over thwart cross rock the boat opt out get out of line upset secede break with make waves drop out overturn turn against stage a rebellion rise up in arms take up arms mount a rebellion hinder refute stir up trouble go on rampage stage mount the barricades rise disaffirm gainsay conflict with interfere with abjure negate spurn interpose exclude impugn traverse reject offend against interfere err sacrilege outrage sin contaminate set one's face against not comply with trample on tamper with disobey authority oppose authority resist authority defy authority go on strike take part in an uprising refuse to obey orders take part in an insurrection kick over rise against

Verb

To alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
distort misrepresent pervert twist falsify slant garble bias misstate colour misinterpret misreport prejudice alter bend change color cook disguise doctor fudge manipulate misrelate skew spin warp angle belie collapse con crush curve deceive deteriorate deviate fake gnarl knot lie melt misconstrue mislead sag scam slump snow whitewash wind writhe tamper with tinker with interfere with phony up put a spin on quote out of context take out of context trump up make out like put one on influence corrupt poison adulterate misquote confuse debase embroider vitiate embellish exaggerate profane prostitute overstate fabricate muddle weight mistranslate modify degrade misrender massage mangle taint sway contaminate spoil contort defile subvert bastardize magnify prepossess bastardise misuse abuse give a false account of obscure misemploy conceal transform deprave affect misapply cloak mask embitter salt promote equivocate palter prevaricate stretch dilute fix fiddle demoralize strain abase cheapen demean convert overdraw foul pollute miscolor steer lessen debauch canker predispose orient pad airbrush fiddle with turn jaundice demoralise give a false idea of make partial gloss over juggle mold shape mould jumble patch forge put the wrong slant on confound tilt tip slope misshape weigh counterfeit blur slur give a false impression of misattribute quote cook up train concentrate focus aim direct point mutilate mix up present invent quote incorrectly overdo dramatize enhance varnish twist around misarticulate take in hoodwink delude misinform lead on bamboozle hyperbolize impact turn out turn outwards condition cover contravene four-flush rig traverse gloss deacon fib romanticise dramatise romanticize parody veil put words in somebody's mouth occult suppress blanket shroud hide screen enshroud curtain travesty dress up fake it frame up elaborate on divert throw off balance throw faze upset blot out paper over give a bias to give a slant to give a particular slant to cheese blarney beard pirate dress puff devalue disgrace shame deflect misappropriate lace infect sully make biased induce persuade incline make partisan impress dispose put on an act weaken putrefy disillusion suffuse touch mistreat cut spike ruin alloy desecrate animalize outrage veer water brainwash seduce blow smoke pass off cover up build up brutalize bestialize depreciate metamorphose exploit mishandle exert an influence on have an effect on flavour flavor imbue injure mar aggravate give the wrong impression disaffect dissipate embezzle mismanage waste squander steal defalcate mongrelize brutalise switch doctor up splay drag down adapt sour impair envenom make bad use of mutate make impure enliven transmute deform recast make resentful make bitter tinge morph spice up

Verb

To fail in the intended effect
miscarry misfire fail abort founder backfire boomerang flop go wrong rebound recoil be abortive be ruined be unsuccessful fall flat fall through go amiss go awry backslide blunder deteriorate fall fizzle flounder fold meet with disaster miss slip come to nothing gang agley go pear-shaped go phut be defeated be demoted bite the dust break down fall short go astray go down go downhill go up in smoke hit bottom lose control lose out lose status miss fire play into run aground back wrong horse be found lacking be in vain come to grief come to naught go down swinging hit the skids miss the boat miss the mark turn out badly collapse bomb fizzle out come a cropper be frustrated not succeed lack success go down like a lead balloon suffer defeat not come up to scratch tank flunk flatline crater come unstuck nose-dive end flame out go belly-up strike out terminate disappoint come to a halt fluff screw up wash out be found deficient be found wanting yield give wane crumple buckle underperform underachieve not come off cave in peter out go to the wall flummox die out not work come apart at the seams go belly up not pass muster fall by the wayside meet with failure go bankrupt go broke go adrift explode miss the target go off course go badly fall apart bungle fail to happen poop out fizz out dissatisfy go on the rocks grind to a halt flag languish go haywire go tumble implode foul up trip up slip up go to pieces close fail to go off bellyflop come to a sticky end come to a bad end bring to naught not show fall down fall short of fall short of expectations lose money do badly wreck plunge submerse wallow go out crash come apart be a disappointment be a disaster hit rock bottom fall flat on your face not pass lay an egg be rejected blow up in someone's face go by the board not make the grade not come up to the mark be a failure die vanish disappear dissolve be lost go under go to bottom abate decrease degenerate diminish drop weaken wither be counterproductive be self-defeating ricochet backlash come back redound on dwindle come to an end end in defeat be a fiasco end in disappointment fade away have an adverse effect