Synonyms of declension


1. declension, inflection, inflexion

usage: the inflection of nouns and pronouns and adjectives in Indo-European languages

2. deterioration, decline in quality, declension, worsening, decline, diminution

usage: process of changing to an inferior state

3. descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslope, slope, incline, side

usage: a downward slope or bend

4. declension, class, category, family

usage: a class of nouns or pronouns or adjectives in Indo-European languages having the same (or very similar) inflectional forms; "the first declension in Latin"

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