subside: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sub-sīd'), [key]
— -sid•ed, -sid•ing.
- to sink to a low or lower level.
- to become quiet, less active, or less violent; abate: The laughter subsided.
- to sink or fall to the bottom; settle; precipitate: to cause coffee grounds to subside.
- subside (Thesaurus)